On June 25-27, Kamloops will launch a blast from the past with the first drive-in theatre since the late ’90s. This new event, dubbed Twin Rivers, is a consortium of local businesses and organizations: The Kamloops Film Society, Lee’s Music, GK Sound, Tourism Kamloops, and the City of Kamloops.
- Response to COVID-19Dear Kamloops Film Society patrons, volunteers and partners: Due to the global COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) pandemic and the order sent out today by the BC Provincial Health Officer, a pertinent portion of which we have included below, the Kamloops Film Society and the Paramount Theatre will be closed for public events until circumstances improve. “You are […]
- Supporting local theatre, here, there and everywhere!During the Kamloops Film Festival, I was given the opportunity to interview a gentleman named Ken Eshpeter. If you don’t know the name, you might recognize his face if you’re an avid Film Festival goer, because Ken and his wife Sharon attend the KFF almost every night to see as many films as they can. […]
- Clandestine gouda, cinematic responses & chesterfield romances: An ode to space, place and community engagementAfter the announcement that the Paramount would close its doors dropped, ripple waves of grief and nostalgia spread through the community. There was a lot of outward expression of memories about visiting the theatre as a kid – and of course, every film festival fan was seized with absolute horror. What would become of the […]