A remarkable true story, followed by a Q&A with a remarkable man
Shuffle Festival is an annual event in Mile End, aiming to connect individuals from the local area in order to build a more integrated community presence through art, comedy, music, food and film. Taking place in Cantrell Field, tonight's screening is of 127 Hours directed by Danny Boyle, who will be present at the screening for a question and answer session. 127 Hours tells the remarkable true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco), a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah. This visceral thrilling story will take audiences on a never-before-experienced journey, exploring the human drive for survival. In typical Danny Boyle style, expect to intellectually stimulated and visually satisfied. "Only a truly visionary filmmaker could take a story largely set in a cramped canyon and give it a sense of openness and hope." – USA Today "It's exciting, stirring, often funny, sometimes lyrical and unusually thoughtful. And, with that one egregious exception, genuinely pleasurable." – Wall Street Journal Certificate: 15. Valid ID required. Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes.
"A complete sensory ordeal."