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Vancouver : Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Tue, Aug 13 at 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
8501 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC, vancouver, BC, V6G3E2
After the original Dumbledore actor, Richard Harris, died in 2002, the role of Dumbledore had to be recast. Ian McKellen was approached for the role, but having just portrayed Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, he stated, "I had enough trouble living up to one legend. Two would be too much to hope for." He also didn't want the role because Harris had previously called him a "dreadful actor," and the role eventually went to Michael Gambon.
EVO SUMMER CINEMA continues on August 13th with Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban. Come out and join us for another amazing evening inStanley Park. As always, the festival is brought to you by Evo Car Share (www.evo.ca) and Fresh Air Cinema.
Beginning on July 2nd and continuing through August 20th, every Tuesday night in Ceperley Meadow at Stanley Park's Second Beach, Fresh Air Cinema will be using their giant, four-storey, inflatable movie screens to deliver a feature film experience under the stars.
We have an extra-special summer line-up for you this year, featuring four fan-favourite movies as voted on and decided by our outstanding fans. On top of that, we have movies that have been thoughtfully chosen by our amazing sponsors! This week’s movie is Harry Potter as voted on and decided by our fans!
Movies begin AFTER sundown each night, but there are fun and festivities beginning at 5:00pm and continuing right on through until the show begins. Come early!
MOVIE: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter's (Daniel Radcliffe) third year at Hogwarts starts off badly when he learns deranged killer Sirius Black (Gary Oldman) has escaped from Azkaban prison and is bent on murdering the teenage wizard. While Hermione's (Emma Watson) cat torments Ron's (Rupert Grint) sickly rat, causing a rift among the trio, a swarm of nasty Dementors is sent to protect the school from Black. A mysterious new teacher helps Harry learn to defend himself, but what is his secret tie to Sirius Black?
START TIME: After Sunset 9:15pm
VENUE: Ceperley Meadow - Second Beach in Stanley Park
ADDRESS: 8501 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2
EVENT TYPE: Public! Free! Fresh Air!
This is a family event - no smoking, no alcohol.
Please bring lawn chairs and blankets.
FULL FESTIVAL DETAILS: www.summercinema.ca
tentree Canopy reserved seating tickets available now!