Movie

ONE(NINE) All Day Screening

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nine women filmmakers isolating in different parts of the world, joined to make a film.

ONE(NINE) is a timeless multiversal experience of what it means to find connection in a time of isolation.

View trailer at vimeo.com/465417200

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To join the discussion on Women in Film, register at bit.ly/3CPGb55

March 8th, 1:00am to 11:45pm
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Ninth Floor (All-Day Screening)

Director Mina Shum makes her foray into feature documentary by reopening the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations – the infamous Sir George Williams Riot. Over four decades after a group of Caribbean students accused their professor of racism, triggering an explosive student uprising, Shum locates the protagonists and listens as they set the record straight, trying to make peace with the past.

February 20th, 1:00am to 11:45pm
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John Ware Reclaimed (All-Day Screening)

John Ware Reclaimed follows filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on her quest to re-examine the mythology surrounding John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta, Canada, before the turn of the 20th century. Foggo’s research uncovers who this iconic figure might have been, and what his legacy means in terms of anti-Black racism, both past and present.

 

Register to receive the link at bit.ly/3iM5Bck.

 

 

February 6th, 1:00am to 11:45pm
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Movie Night: Blood Quantum

If you’ve been looking for a substitute for movie nights at the library; you’re not alone!

We are happy to announce that you can now watch a new release through the library on Saturday, July 24th, 2021! We’ve selected Blood Quantum; a Canadian horror / thriller set in a Mi'gmaq community that are the only ones immune to a zombie outbreak...

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July 24th, 11:00am to 11:00pm
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Call Me Human (all-day film screening)

Joséphine Bacon is a writer, poet, storyteller, filmmaker and teacher of the Innu language. With charisma and sensitivity, she leads a fight against oblivion and the disappearance of a language, a culture and its traditions. Be transported into a universe of emotions at this all-day screening; then join us on Monday to broaden our knowledge and reflect on the themes of this powerful documentary at a post-screening discussion. 

September 26th, 1:00am to 11:30pm
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Movie Night: Love, Gilda

If you’ve been looking for a substitute for movie nights at the library; you’re not alone!

 

We are happy to announce that you can now watch a new release through the library on Saturday, June 26th, 2021! We’ve selected Love, GIilda; a bio-pic about the life and times of comedienne Gilda Radner, presented through her own memories.

Please note that this film is not rated. Watch the trailer here.

 

June 26th, 11:00am to 11:00pm
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Movie Night: Another Round

If you’ve been looking for a substitute for movie nights at the library; you’re not alone!

 

We are happy to announce that you can now watch a new release through the library on Saturday, May 29th, 2021! We’ve selected Another Round; a Danish comedy-drama that recently won the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film and was selected for the Toronto International Film Festival in 2020.

 

May 29th, 11:00am to 11:00pm
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