Wheatland Regional Library (Waldheim) presents National Canadian Film Day

Film(s) Playing:

Indian Horse

Director: Stephen Campanelli Run Time: 101min Genre(s): Drama

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Adapted from the much-celebrated novel by the late Ojibway writer Richard Wagamese, INDIAN HORSE is a powerful drama that delves deep into the shameful history of Canada’s Residential Schools. The young protagonist of Wagamese’s saga – brought to the screen by a team that includes director Stephen Campanelli, screenwriter Dennis Foon and executive producer Clint Eastwood — Saul comes to know the worst of the system’s abuses after a series of family tragedies leave him in the care of authorities in Manitoba of the late 1950s. When one of the priests – played by Michiel Huisman of GAME OF THRONES – recognizes Saul’s hockey talents, a potential pathway opens up before the youngster but like so many survivors of the schools, he remains haunted by the traumas of the past.

Cast: Sladen Peltier, Forrest Goodluck, Ajuawak Kapashesit, Michael Huisman
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - 14A
Manitoba - 14A
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - 14A
Québec - 14A
Saskatchewan - 14A
Yukon - 14A
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English
Inside Hana’s Suitcase (2009)

Inside Hana’s Suitcase

Director: Larry Weinstein Run Time: 88min Genre(s): Documentary

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Based on the internationally acclaimed book Hana’s Suitcase, this poignant documentary tells the tale of George and Hana Brady, two young children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia, and the terrible hardships they endured because they were Jewish.

When Fumiko Ishioka, a teacher in Japan, requests artifacts from a Holocaust museum to illustrate the history of WWII to her students, one item she receives is a suitcase labelled “Hana Brady.” As she and her students unravel Hana’s story, the film seamlessly transports audiences through 70 years of history, back and forth across three continents.

“Larry Weinstein’s deft, unique balance of documentary and narrative techniques helps…convey the combination of deep personal trauma and epic atrocity at the heart of Inside Hana’s Suitcase…a lovely, accessible and moving work.” — Kieran Grant, EYE Weekly

Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - G
Manitoba - G
New Brunswick - PG
Newfoundland and Labrador - G
Nova Scotia - PG
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - PG
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - G
Yukon - G
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English

Score: A Hockey Musical

Director: Michael McGowan Run Time: 93min Genre(s): Comedy

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A homeschooled hockey prodigy takes his shot at the big time in this charming sports musical featuring songs by Olivia Newton-John with Marc Jordan, Barenaked Ladies, Hawksley Workman, and Amy Sky.

Cast: John McDermott, Noah Reid, Hawksley Workman
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - PG
Manitoba - PG
New Brunswick - PG
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - PG
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - PG
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - PG
Yukon - PG
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English

Venue: Waldheim Library

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM

Ticket price: Free

Event Primary Language: English

Event Details:
10:30 AM Inside Hana's Suitcase
12:00 PM Indian Horse
7:00 PM Score: A Hockey Musical

Accessibility: Venue deemed accessible by event host. Ramp, automatic doors, fully accessible bathroom.

Address:
Waldheim Library, 409 Main Street North, Waldheim, SK, S0K 4R0
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  Pre-NCFD Event
Free Admission