Movies

Sep 26

NFB Film Club - Obachan’s Garden

The National Film Board of Canada Film Club's programming offers up a rich and varied selection of short and feature-length films.

Join us for a showing of: Obachan's Garden, 2001 (94 mins.)
Peeling back the layers of her grandmother's life, filmmaker Linda Ohama discovers a painful, buried past in this feature-length documentary. Asayo Murakami, 103 years old, recalls life in Japan, her arrival in Canada as a "picture bride," her determination to marry a man of her choice, the bombing of Hiroshima and the forced relocation of her family during WWII.

Registration required, call 519-753-2179 to register.

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Oct 3

PA DAY: Movie Party (Ages: all)

Snuggle up with family and hang out with friends, while you enjoy a newly released movie!

We will be showing:

October 3 & 13 - Captain Underpants, rated G, 89 mins.

November 17 - Emoji Movie, rated G, 86 mins.

Main LibraryKidsMovieDrop-in

Oct 13

PA DAY: Movie Party (Ages: all)

Snuggle up with family and hang out with friends, while you enjoy a newly released movie!

We will be showing:

October 3 & 13 - Captain Underpants, rated G, 89 mins.

November 17 - Emoji Movie, rated G, 86 mins.

Main LibraryKidsMovieDrop-in

Oct 28

Legendary Animators of the National Film Board of Canada

Join Sandra Annett (Film Studies, Laurier University) for film clips and discussion about such internationally renowned and recognized artists as Richard Condie, Caroline Leaf, and Norman McLaren.

Main LibraryAdultsDiscussionMovieDrop-in

Oct 31

NFB Film Club - Theatre of Life

The National Film Board of Canada Film Club's programming offers up a rich and varied selection of short and feature-length films.

We will be showing: Theater of Life, 2016 (94 mins.)
Theater of Life captures the remarkable story of how renowned chef Massimo Bottura, joined by 60 of the world’s top chefs, transformed food destined for the dumpster into delicious and nutritious meals for Italy’s hungriest residents—refugees, recovering addicts, former sex workers, and other disadvantaged people.

Registration required, call 519-753-2179 to register.

St. Paul BranchAdultsFilm SeriesMovieRegistered Program

Nov 17

PA DAY: Movie Party (Ages: all)

Snuggle up with family and hang out with friends, while you enjoy a newly released movie!

We will be showing:

October 3 & 13 - Captain Underpants, rated G, 89 mins.

November 17 - Emoji Movie, rated G, 86 mins.

Main LibraryKidsMovieDrop-in

Nov 18

Brantford Pride Film Days

Presented in partnership with Brantford Pride.

Upcoming Films:

September 16 - Pride, (2015, 119 mins.)

November 18 - Three Generations (2015, 95 mins.)

Main LibraryAdultsMovieDrop-in

Nov 28

NFB Film Club - John McCrae’s War: In Flanders Fields and Frontlines

The National Film Board of Canada Film Club's programming offers up a rich and varied selection of short and feature-length films.

We will be showing:John McCrae's War: In Flanders Fields, 2001 and Frontlines, 2008 (Total running time: 94 mins.)
This feature documentary profiles poet John McCrae, from his childhood in Ontario to his years in medicine at McGill University and the WWI battlefields of Belgium, where he cared for wounded soldiers.

Frontlines, is a tribute to the combatants in the First World War, this film traces the conflict through the war diary and private letters of five Canadian soldiers and a nurse. Hearing them, the listener detects between the lines an unspoken horror censored by war and propriety.

Registration is required, call 519-753-2179 to register.

St. Paul BranchAdultsFilm SeriesMovieRegistered Program

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