National Canadian Film Day: The Breadwinner
Event Date: Wednesday Apr. 18th, 2018
Event Time: 1 pm - 3 pm
Host: Stratford Public Library
Contact: 519-271-0220 x132
Free screenings of 3 amazing Canadian films on April 18th!
Parvana (Saara Chaudry) is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to be able to get a job and help to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom and danger.The Breadwinner is an inspiring and beautifully animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times. The Breadwinner has been nominated for 38 international awards, including six Canadian Screen Awards and the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The Breadwinner: Director: Nora Twomey Year: 2017 Run Time: 94min.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Cost: Free; seating is limited
Location: Auditorium, Stratford Public Library, Stratford, 19 St. Andrew Street, Stratford
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