“A strange mix of high-octane action, delicate social probing and charismatic characters that’s hard to ignore, and incredibly fun to watch” – Vancouver Sun
In the picture-postcard community of North Vancouver, local bottle pickers have turned the act of binning into a thriving subculture of shopping cart racing. Murray Siple, a former snowboarder and sport film director injured in a serious car accident ten years ago, returns to filmmaking to capture their story in the documentary Carts of Darkness. Shot in stunning high-definition and featuring tracks from Black Mountain, Ladyhawk, Vetiver, Bison, and Alan Boyd, of Little Sparta, Carts of Darkness borrows the cinematic language of extreme sports films to capture the risk and intensity of life lived on the very edge.
Carts of Darkness will be preceded by Prize Home, a new short film by Murray Siple.
Filmmaker in Attendance
Carts of Darkness
Directed by Murray Siple
Length 59 minutes
Rated PG for coarse language and violence
About Deckchair Cinema
Always by donation, The Polygon invites you to enjoy classic films under the stars on Cates Deck out front of the Gallery. Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. A concession stand at The Gallery is offering tasty snacks and drinks from local wineries and breweries. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm.
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