The Comox Valley Art Gallery Film Circuit presents two Film Series each year. BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY is the second film in our Winter 2018 series.
Director: Alexandra Dean
Cast: Nino Amareno, Charles Amirkhanian
Runtime: 90 mins
Hedy Lamarr was a Hollywood movie star who was hailed as the most beautiful and glamorous in the world. However, that was only the surface that tragically obscured her astounding true talents. Foremost of them was her inventive genius that a world blinded by her beauty could not recognize as far back as her youth in Austria with her homemade gadgets. This film explores Lamarr’s life which included escaping a loveless marriage on the eve of Nazi Germany’s conquest of her nation to a new career in Hollywood. However, her intellectual contributions were denied their due even when she offered them in the service of her new home during World War II. Only after years of career and personal decline in her troubled life would Lamarr learn that her staggering aptitude created brilliant engineering concepts that revolutionized telecommunications, which forced the world to realize the hidden abilities of a woman it had so unfairly underestimated.
Tickets & Passes available at the CVAG Gift Shop
Tickets are $13 for CVAG Members, $14 for Non-Members
Passes are $72 for CVAG Members, $78 for Non-Members (includes all films in the series)
A limited amount of passes are available for each series. To purchase tickets/passes over the phone call the CVAG Shop at 250.338.6211 ext. 1
View the full film listing for the Winter 2018 series here.
All screenings are at the Rialto Theatre, 2665 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay at 5pm