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  • Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Sept 16-18, 2016

The Pineville Heist

Narrative Feature, Canada, 2016, 1 hour 20 mins, Color, Rated 14A

About the Film

A high school teen stumbles into the aftermath of a bank robbery gone wrong and finds himself locked inside his school trying to keep himself and his teacher alive as one of the psychotic robbers hunts them down.

Great Lakes connection:

From Lee Chambers: “I was born in Soo, Canada. I made the film in Thunder Bay, Ontario.” Todd Gordon, who co-wrote the film with Lee Chambers, is also from Soo, Ontario.

Cast & Crew:

Director: Lee Chambers
Writers: Lee Chambers, Todd Gordon
Producer: Lee Chambers
Key Cast: Basil Hoffman, Wayne V Johnson, Carl Bailey, Presley Massara, Priscilla-Anne Forder, Jacob Brown, Darryl Doughtery

Director’s Bio:

Lee Chambers, a native of Sault Ste. Marie, ON and a film production graduate of Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK, has worked in England and Los Angeles writing and directing drama shorts, music videos, and commercials. He produced and directed a series of films under his Make It Short Film Project banner that included Executive Producer support from David Cronenberg, Paul Haggis, and Roger Corman. His last short film snagged 14 awards and nominations including a Directors Guild of Canada Ontario nomination. Recent work includes Associate producing duties on The Reckoning and Cyborg X. The Pineville Heist marks his directorial debut in dramatic feature films.


2016 Illinois Int’l Film Festival (Aurora), World Film Festival Premiere, Best Dramatic Feature; 2016 Hoboken Int’l Film Festival (Middletown, NY), Best Director; 2016 Melbourne Indie Film Festival (Australia), Best Editing Award.

Buy Tickets



Saturday, September 17, 7pm
Soo Theatre

Rated 14A (Graphic violence, language may offend)

Narrative Feature
1 hour 20 mins
Country of Origin: Canada

Check out the trailer

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