Kitchen Stove Film Series: Rams

Icelandic film Rams is the next Kitchen Stove Film Series offering presented by the Penticton Art Gallery. Screenings March 31.



The latest offering in the Kitchen Stove Film Series put on by the Penticton Art Gallery is the Icelandic film Rams.

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly honoured for their prized rams, who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. This is a near death sentence for the farmers, whose sheep are their main source of income, and many abandon their land. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits.

Screenings take place on March 31 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. All movies are screened at Landmark 7 Cinema in Penticton.

Single tickets are $13 at the art gallery or The Book Shop, and tickets are $15 at the theatre before each screening.

 

 

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