KFS Celebrates 50th Anniversary in September

August 22, 2023

By Josh Dawson

The Kamloops Film Society will be kicking off its 50th anniversary next month, and society board members say its legacy is a testament to the need for good films in Kamloops.

Thomas Friedman, chair of the KFS board of directors, said operating the Paramount Theatre allows the society to bring movies outside the mainstream to the forefront.

“The idea was that we would save an arts and culture experience for people living in this community,” said Friedman.

“I think what we contribute is an art form that is really in the mainstream. But we’re bringing examples of that art form that, as I say, really challenge people.”

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