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Monday Night Film Series presents, I, Tonya -FR

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Apr 11, 2018

Category: News and Notices

The Monday Night Film Series presents 'I, Tonya' on Sunday, Apr. 15 and Monday, Apr. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102 each evening.

Margot Robbie stars as controversial Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in this alternately tragic, hilarious and absurd look at one of the biggest scandals in US sports history.

In 1994, the figure-skating world was rocked by a brutal attack on US medal hopeful Nancy Kerrigan. The more shocking news was that the attack was allegedly conceived and executed by those close to — and perhaps including — rival figure skater Tonya Harding. You might expect to see a film about Kerrigan, her triumphant recovery, and her silver medal at the Lillehammer Olympics, but that's not the story we get here. This is Tonya's story.

 "I, Tonya will make you care about Tonya Harding for the first time in a long time. Moreover, I, Tonya will make you sympathize with Tonya Harding for the first time." - David Ehrlich, indieWire

This term, 15 limited release, independent foreign and Canadian films will be shown. Admission is $8/film, but a half-yearly $12 student film society membership reduces admission cost to $5/film. The series is open to all. Memberships are available at Tilley Hall, 102 every Monday night.

For further info, contact NB Film Co-op 455-1632  info@nbfilmcoop.com or http://www.nbfilmcoop.com/exhibition/monday-night-film-series

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Contact: Tony Merzetti

Email Address: tmerzett@unb.ca