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  • Cartoon movie characters

    Thursday Aug 08, 2024 at 11:30am
    55 minutes

    Des courts métrages sur la Voie Lactée, les voyages dans l'espace et de sympathiques extra-terrestres. Programme familial. Portes ouvertes. 

  • Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Join us for a screening of a great selection of short films about the Milky Way, space travel, and friendly aliens.

    English, 57 minutes.  First screening starts at 2pm.  Second screening at 3pm.  Drop in anytime!

    Films courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

    Family program.  Drop-in.

  • Friday Aug 09, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies every Friday this summer at the Blackburn Hamlet branch! Popcorn provided. Bring your own water bottle. Costumes are always welcome!  

    Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023) - 1hr 32mins - G 

    Sweet, awkward sixteen-year-old Ruby Gillman is desperate to fit in at Oceanside High, but she mostly just feels invisible. She's math-tutoring her skater-boy crush, who only seems to admire her for her fractals, and she's prevented from hanging out with the cool kids at the beach because her over-protective supermom, has forbade Ruby from ever getting in the water.

    Le film sera visionné en anglais / Movie will be shown in English 

    July 5 – Elemental (2023 – PG) 

    July 12 – The Bad Guys (2022 – G) 

    July 19 – The Little Mermaid (2023 – PG) 

    July 26 – Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 – PG)  

    August 2 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022 – G) 

    August 9 – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023 – G) 

    August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 – PG) 

    August 23 – Wish (2024 – G) 

  • Monday Aug 12, 2024 at 5:30pm
    135 minutes

    Come watch a free screening of Black Panther (2018), for ages 12-18 only! 

    After the death of his father, the king of Wakanda, young T'Challa returns home to the isolated high-tech African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful enemy reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king - and Black Panther - is tested when he's drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, he must release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

    134 minutes. Rated PG-13. 

    Film will be shown in English with English subtitles. For ages 12-18.

    Ce film sera visionné en anglais uniquement.

  • Colourful banner featuring various characters from Japanese anime. Title text anime written in pink and yellow.

    Tuesdays, Aug 13, 2024 - Aug 20, 2024
    5:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Love anime and manga? Hangout with us to discover new favourites and geek out with fellow enthusiasts. We watch anime, eat snacks, and craft. Drop in program. Ages 13-18.

    Afternoon and evening sessions:

    • Evening of the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
    • Afternoon of the 3rd Tuesday.

    New themes each month!

  • Cartoon movie characters

    Wednesday Aug 14, 2024 at 10:15am
    75 minutes

    Ce film relate le parcours exceptionnel de Laurie Rousseau-Nepton, jeune astrophysicienne québécoise d'origine innue qui dirige un projet de recherche colossal au prestigieux Téléscope Canada-France-Hawaii. Film en français avec sous-titres anglais. Programme portes ouvertes. Programme familial. 

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    Laurie Rousseau-Nepton is a young, Quebec-born Innu astrophysicist who is leading a massive research project at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. This movie is in French with English subtitles. Drop-in program. Family program.

  • Friday Aug 16, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Come watch a FREE screening of fun, family-friendly movies every Friday this summer at the Blackburn Hamlet branch! Popcorn provided. Bring your own water bottle. Costumes are always welcome!  

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) - 1hr 33mins - PG 

    A Brooklyn plumber named Mario travels through the Mushroom Kingdom with a princess named Peach and an anthropomorphic mushroom named Toad to find Mario's brother, Luigi, and to save the world from a ruthless fire-breathing Koopa named Bowser.

    Le film sera visionné en anglais / Movie will be shown in English 

    July 5 – Elemental (2023 – PG) 

    July 12 – The Bad Guys (2022 – G) 

    July 19 – The Little Mermaid (2023 – PG) 

    July 26 – Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022 – PG)  

    August 2 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022 – G) 

    August 9 – Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023 – G) 

    August 16 – The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 – PG) 

    August 23 – Wish (2024 – G) 

  • Rainbow-striped banner with OPL logo and NFB logo

    Saturday Aug 17, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    In community archives across British Columbia, local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history. Through a collage of personal interviews, archival footage and deeply rooted memories, the past, present and future come together, fighting for a space where everyone is seen and everyone belongs. History is what we all make of it.

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    Dans les communautés de la Colombie-Britannique, des gardiennes et gardiens du savoir s’appuient sur les archives pour façonner une histoire plus inclusive à l’échelle locale. Grâce à un collage composé d’entrevues personnelles, de plans d’archives et de souvenirs profondément enracinés, le passé, le présent et l’avenir se fondent pour faire émerger un espace où tout le monde est visible et où tout le monde a sa place. Car l’histoire devient ce que, ensemble, nous en faisons.

    1 h 24 minutes. Courtesy of the National Film Board. Gracieuseté de l'Office national du film.

  • Monday Aug 19, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” – William Faulkner

    In the new feature documentary Unarchived, co-directors Hayley Gray and Elad Tzadok highlight community archives across British Columbia to reveal some of what has been erased from the official record.

    Local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history through family photos, newspaper articles and scratchy old VHS tapes. These different collections tell stories of people building connection through work, play, protest, family and tradition.

    Through a collage of personal interviews, archival footage and deeply rooted memories, the past, present and future come together, fighting for a space where everyone is seen and everyone belongs. History is what we all make of it.

    Hayley Gray, Elad Tzadok
    2022 | 1 h 24 m | Documentary | English with French sub-titles

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    Monday Aug 19, 2024 at 6:00pm
    120 minutes

    Venez regarder un visionnement gratuit du film Un raccourci dans le temps (2018).

    Le père de Meg, un scientifique de la NASA, a disparu il y a de cela quatre ans maintenant. Perdant progressivement l'espoir d'un jour le revoir, l'adolescente reçoit la visite de trois guides colorés qui lui apprennent que son père est encore vivant, mais qu'il est perdu dans l'espace-temps. Meg accepte alors de se lancer à sa recherche avec son jeune frère Charles Wallace et son ami Calvin. Beaucoup d'épreuves et de dangers se dresseront sur leur chemin. Le « ça », une force diabolique, tentera de les empêcher d'atteindre leur but. Meg saura-t-elle vaincre ses peurs et se faire davantage confiance?

    109 minutes. Film classé « PG ». Tous les âges sont bienvenus!

    Le film sera montré en français avec des soutitres en français.

    Movie will be shown in French with French subtitles only.