St. Thomas – Elgin Local Immigration Partnership invites all community members to celebrate to the National Canadian Film Day
Event: Wednesday, April 29thuntil May 2nd, 2015.
St. Thomas, Ontario – The St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP) is pleased to invite all community members to attend the free week of Canadian movies in celebration of Canadian heritage and diversity in St. Thomas – Elgin.
In partnership with National Canadian Film Day Association, Elgin County Libraries, the St. Thomas Public Library, The Northside Neighbourhood Hub, and the Talbot Teen Centre, five different movies will be showcased at no cost across the County.
The launch is Wednesday, April 29, at Port Stanley Theatre at 7 pm. Opening will count on the participation of local authorities, followed by the showing of “The Snow Walker”.
After each movie presentation, guests will be invited to participate in open discussions of the movie storyline and the themes of diversity and multiculturalism. Discussion participants will be entered into a draw for a prize.
“We are thrilled with STELIP’S enthusiastic support for National Canadian Film Day,” said REEL CANADA artistic director Sharon Corder. “Our number one goal with this initiative is to make Canadian films accessible to everyone who wants to participate. We are thankful to our event partners for helping us work towards uniting our nation through great Canadian film.”
*Click links for movie trailers.*
Thursday, April 30, 2015
- Aylmer Library – “Breakaway” – 6:00 PM
- Dutton Library – “Breakaway” – 6:00 PM
- St. Thomas Public Library – “Sabah” – 6:00 PM
- Northside Neighbourhood Hub – “Breakaway” – 6:30 PM
Friday, May 1, 2015
- Northside Neighbourhood Hub – “Stories We Tell” – 11:30 AM
- St. Thomas Public Library – “Stories We Tell” – 6:00 PM
- Talbot Teen Centre – “Prom Night in Mississippi” – 6:30 PM
Saturday, May 2, 2015
- St. Thomas Public Library – “Breakaway” – 2:00 PM