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  • Thursdays, Jun 20, 2024 - Dec 26, 2024
    6:00pm
    150 minutes

    27 sessions remaining

    Tous les jeudis dans l'auditorium de la succursale Centrale à 18h ! Et c'est gratuit ! 

    Le programme sera mis à jour ici :  

    • jeudi le 30 mai -  Les Olympiades
    • Émilie rencontre Camille qui est attirée par Nora, qui croise la route d'Ambre. Trois filles et un garçon: ils sont amis, parfois amants et souvent les deux.
    • 105 minutes. Pour un public mature. 
    • jeudi le 6 juin - Hochelaga, terre des âmes
    • Pendant que se déroule à Montréal une partie de football sous la pluie, une section du terrain du stade Percival-Molson s'effondre. Baptiste Asigny, un étudiant au doctorat d'archéologie d'origine mohawk, découvre là les traces de ceux qui ont habité l'île de Montréal alors qu'elle était une bourgade nommée Hochelaga.
    • 100 minutes. G. Déconseillé aux jeunes enfants. 
    • jeudi le 13 juin - Tu dors, Nicole 
    • C'est l'été et Nicole n'a presque rien à faire de ses journées. En dehors de son travail à mi-temps dans une friperie, elle regarde passer les heures en compagnie de sa meilleure amie Véronique et profite de l'absence de ses parents, partis en voyage, pour jouir seule de la grande maison familiale. Sans prévenir, son frère Rémi, de dix ans son aîné, rapplique avec ses deux potes musiciens, et prend d'assaut leur bungalow de banlieue afin d'y répéter en prévision d'un enregistrement. De guerre lasse, Nicole convainc Véronique de fuir avec elle en prenant un billet d'avion pour l'Islande. Mais en attendant le départ, des incidents, des rencontres et des flirts portent atteinte de façon subliminale à ce projet entre filles.
    • Général. 93 minutes.
    • jeudi le 20 juin - La passion d'Augustine 
    • Simone Beaulieu, devenue mère Augustine, dirige avec succès un petit couvent sur le bord du Richelieu où l'enseignement de la musique tient une grande place. Passionée, résiliente, Mère Augustine met toute son énergie et son talent de musicienne au service des ses élèves. Lorsque sa nièce Alice lui est confiée, Mère Augustine, découvre une jeune femme dont les aspirations sont au diapason de l'époque et qui lui rappelle un passé qu'elle avait cru mis de côté définitivement. Puis lorsque le gouvernement du Québec instaure un système d'éducation publique au milieu des années soixante, l'avenir de Mère Augustine et de ses Sœurs est menacé.
    • Général. 103 minutes. 
       
    • jeudi le 27 juin - Ru
    • Après une dangereuse traversée en mer et un séjour dans un camp en Malaisie, la jeune Vietnamienne Tinh et sa famille sont acceptées comme réfugiés au Canada et arrivent à Granby où elles entreprennent leur nouvelle vie. Mais pour Tinh, s'adapter comporte son lot de difficultés. Déjà de nature timide et réservée, elle doit apprendre une nouvelle langue et s'intégrer à son nouvel environnement. Hantée par les épreuves du voyage, Tinh devra puiser au plus profond d'elle-même la résilience nécessaire à sa survie et son bonheur.
    • 117 minutes. G. Déconseillé aux jeunes enfants. 
  • NFB logo

    Thursday Jun 20, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    The Inconvenient Indian 

    The Inconvenient Indian dives deep into the brilliant mind of Thomas King, Indigenous intellectual, master storyteller, and author of the bestselling book The Inconvenient Indian, to shatter the misconception that history is anything more than stories we tell about the past. With winks to his cab driver Coyote along the way, King takes us on a critical journey through the colonial narratives of North America. He eloquently exposes the falsehoods of white supremacy and deftly punctures myths of Indigenous erasure to lay bare what has been extracted from the land, culture, and peoples of Turtle Island. In this time of momentous change and essential re- examination, Inconvenient Indian is a powerful visual poem anchored in the land and amplified by the voices of those who continue the tradition of Indigenous resistance. Artist activists, land protectors, hunters, and those leading cultural revitalization powerfully subvert the “inconvenience” of their existence, creating an essential new narrative and a possible path forward for us all.

    English, Inuktitut, Cree and Anishinaabemowin with English subtitles | 2020 | 90 minutes.

  • Posters for "Miss Campbell, Inuk Teacher", "Hebron Relocation", "Nalajuk Night", and "Evan's Drum"

    Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Did you know that the National Capital Region is home to the highest population of Inuit people in southern Canada? In honour of National Indigenous History Month, it's fitting that we bring you the Labrador Documentary Project, a series of short films celebrating Inuit culture and teaching history from the beautiful northeast coast of Canada.

    The directors of these films - Heather Campbell, Holly Andersen, Jennie Williams, and Ossie Michelin - are also past participants and recent leaders of the Labrador Creative Arts Festival, the longest-running children's art festival in Canada.

    57 minutes. In English and Inuktitut with English and French subtitles. Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

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    Part oral history and part visual poem, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher is the story of Evelyn Campbell, a trailblazer for an Inuit-led educational system in the small community of Rigolet, Labrador.

    In Hebron Relocation, Holly Andersen explores what makes a place a home as she learns more about her community’s connection to generations of displaced northern Labrador Inuit.

    Nalujuk Night is an up close look at an exhilarating, and sometimes terrifying, Labrador Inuit tradition. Every January 6th from the dark of the Nunatsiavut night, the Nalujuit appear on the sea ice. They walk on two legs, yet their faces are animalistic, skeletal, and otherworldly. Snow crunches underfoot as they approach their destination: the Inuit community of Nain. Despite the frights, Nalujuk Night is a beloved annual event, showing that sometimes it can be fun to be scared. Rarely witnessed outside of Nunatsiavut, this annual event is an exciting chance for Inuit, young and old, to prove their courage and come together as a community to celebrate culture and tradition.

    An adventurous young boy and his determined mother share a passion for Inuit drum dancing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Evan’s Drum is a joyful visit to a family’s loving home, and an uplifting story of cultural pride. After generations of silence, the rhythm of the traditional Inuit drum has returned to Labrador, and seven-year-old Evan is part of the new generation that will keep its heartbeat strong.

  • poster for La Passion de Dodin Bouffant (The Taste of Things)

    Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
    150 minutes

    Join us for a free screening of La Passion de Dodin Bouffant (The Taste of Things) as part of our Passionate For Craftin' It theme in June, wherein people get realllllllllly dedicated to their craft. The film was directed by Tran Anh Hung and was released in 2023. The screening will take place in our auditorium, starts at 6:00PM and is free to attend.

    Note: The film is intended for a mature audience. 134 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

  • Wednesday Jun 26, 2024 at 2:30pm
    90 minutes

    Dr. Jules Arita Koostachin’s deeply personal documentary WaaPaKe (Tomorrow) asks the difficult question: “Who are we without our pain?”

    For generations, the suffering of residential school Survivors has radiated outward, impacting Indigenous families and communities. Children, parents and grandparents have contended with the unspoken trauma, manifested in the lingering effects of colonialism: addiction, emotional abuse and broken relationships.

    In her efforts to help the children of Survivors, including herself and her family, Koostachin makes the difficult decision to step in front of the camera and participate in the circle of truth. She is joined in this courageous act of solidarity by members of her immediate family, as well as an array of voices from Indigenous communities across Turtle Island. Moving beyond burying intergenerational trauma, WaaPaKe (Tomorrow) is an invitation to unravel the tangled threads of silence and unite in collective freedom and power.

    Dr Jules Arita Koostachin
    2023 | 80 min | Documentary | Original English version, Cree and French subtitles

  • Thursday Jun 27, 2024 at 3:00pm
    60 minutes

    Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher
    Heather Campbell | 2023 | 15 min
    Part oral history and part visual poem, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher is the story of Evelyn Campbell, a trailblazer for an Inuit-led educational system in the small community of Rigolet, Labrador.

    Hebron Relocation
    Holly Andersen | 2023 | 15 min
    In Hebron Relocation, Holly Andersen explores what makes a place a home as she learns more about her community’s connection to generations of displaced northern Labrador Inuit.

    Nalujuk Night
    Jennie Williams | 2021 | 13 min 7s

    Run as fast as you can, the Nalujuit are here! Filmmaker Jennie Williams brings us the story of an exhilarating and sometimes terrifying Nunatsiavut tradition in Nalujuk Night.

    Evan's Drum
    Ossie Michelin | 2021 | 14 min

    In Evan’s Drum, an adventurous young boy and his determined mother share a passion for Labrador Inuit drum dancing.

  • NIHM logo, OPL logo, NFB logo, & pictures of indigenous peoples

    Thursday Jun 27, 2024 at 6:30pm
    90 minutes

    Join us for a presentation of three short documentaries: 

    In the short documentary Heartbeat of a Nation, which celebrates Dene cultural reclamation and revitalization, a father passes on traditional knowledge to his child through the teachings of a caribou drum. Directed by Eric Janvier. 

    Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again shares the powerful story of Mary Two-Axe Earley, who fought for more than two decades to challenge sex discrimination against First Nations women embedded in Canada's Indian Act and became a key figure in Canada's women's rights movement. Directed by Courtney Montour. 

    Our Maternal Home follows a family who, tracing their origins to the Cree Nation of Waswanipi, confronts the impacts of generational and cultural disconnection, discovering a potent form of medicine: the bonds of kinship. Directed by Janine Windolph. 

    81 minutes total. Multiple languages. Ages 14+. 

    Short films brought to you by the National Film Board. 

  • WaaPaKe (Tomorrow) in white text on fiery background

    Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 2:00pm
    90 minutes

    For generations, the suffering of residential school Survivors has radiated outward, impacting Indigenous families and communities. Dr. Jules Arita Koostachin’s deeply personal documentary WaaPaKe (Tomorrow) moves beyond intergenerational trauma, with an invitation to unravel the tangled threads of silence and unite in collective freedom and power.

    2023. 1h 20 min. In English with French subtitles.

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    Au fil des générations, la souffrance des survivantes et survivants des pensionnats a irradié et entraîné des conséquences sur les familles et les communautés autochtones. Le documentaire éminemment personnel de Jules Arita Koostachin (Ph. D.) WaaPaKe (Demain) dépasse le traumatisme intergénérationnel : il nous invite à défaire les nœuds du silence et à évoluer ensemble vers la liberté et la force collectives.

    2023. 1h 20 min. en anglais avec sous-titres en français.

  • Blond teen girl in stylish yellow dress on yellow background. Title "Clueless" in bold pink letters.

    Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 2:00pm
    105 minutes

    Drop in to celebrate the end of exams and the school year with a screening of the 1995 movie Clueless:

    Warp back to the 1990s to meet Cher, a Beverly Hills High schooler. Though she seems superficial, a typical popular girl with shopping and boys on her mind, she also has wit, charm, intelligence. This will get her in trouble, however, when her attempts to fix other people's lives don't work out quite the way she hoped…

    A loose adaptation of Emma, Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners. Come for the drama, stay for the outrageous 90s outfits!

    (97 min., English subtitles)

  • anime characters on a splashy, colourful background

    Wednesdays, Jul 03, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024
    4:00pm
    120 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    Love all things Naruto, One Piece, and Demon Slayer?  Join the Anime and Manga Club!

    Watch the latest anime, discuss your favourite manga, and eat Japanese snacks.

    Ages 13+   Drop-in Program.

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    Aimez-vous Naruto, One Piece et Demon Slayer?  Joignez-vous le club d'Anime et Manga !

    Regardez les nouveaux émissions d'anime, discutez votre manga preferés et mangez des collations japonais.

    Pour les 13 ans et plus.   Programme portes-ouvertes.