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Event Archive - Screening of "A Matter of Time" Documentary w/ Q&A and Live Music: Kathryn Calder

Sun. July 31st 2016 @  Rio Theatre (All Ages)
$13 Advance online - $16 At the Door
Presented by: Kinosmith, ALS Society BC
Following its Canadian Premiere at DOXA in Vancouver, and Northwestfest in Edmonton, where it was awarded the BEST FIRST FEATURE, A Matter of Time, returns to Vancouver for a special one-night screening on July 31 at 6pm at the RIO Theatre. Director Casey Cohen, and Kathryn Calder will be in attendance. Calder will perform some of her music that night as well be part of a Q+A following the screening. Partial proceeds go to the ALS Society of British Columbia.

The film is an ode to musician Calder’s mother, that is both heart-breaking yet hopeful as it examines the power of love and music, that occurs when two forces intersect with the most challenging moment in a young musician’s life.

In 2007 while The New Pornographer’s – Canada’s biggest indie rock band - were touring the world, Calder received devastating news that her mother Lynn, has ALS, and only two to three years left to live. Kathryn makes the decision to stop touring, move in with her mother, and not only become her key caregiver, but also sets up a studio on the main floor of the house, and begins to write and create music for an independent album dedicated to her mother.

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Kathryn Calder

Kathryn Calder is one of those artists who belies her age. She began her professional music career as a teenager, and by the time that most people are just stepping into their first independent record store, she had recorded 2 EPS and 4 CDs with the Victoria based Immaculate Machine (from whom she parted ways in 2008), and toured the world and reco... more info