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Garneau Theatre (8712 109 St.)
Plays the second Monday of each month
Admission $8 for students, available at the door
For Laura O’Connor, it came as no surprise that her ﬁrst solo effort in ﬁlm curation was a series about crime films. Her love of the genre began to develop while watching crime shows such as Quincy and Columbo when she was just a kid, and she inherited a love of detective television shows from her mother early on.
“I was sitting in the theatre at the edge of my seat, wanting to scream at the screen and I realized that’s what crime does to me. Crime films are exciting and interesting and I just put two and two together,” O’Connor explains.
“I loved it when the good guys won and I loved it even more when the bad guys won. I just found the whole procedure fascinating and the chase compelling. I love everything about it. “
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