Wednesday April 19, 2023 is the 10th Annual National Canadian Film Day. Our PROBUS club has arranged to celebrate by watching a great Canadian Film at our Beaver Valley Community Centre on that date, instead of our usual 4th Tuesday meeting day. Please take a look at the description of the 3 films below and then take the survey to choose one. The movie that gets the most votes will be the one screened!
PEACE BY CHOCOLATE
Director: Jonathan Keijser / Year: 2021 / 96 min / PG
A Syrian refugee in Antigonish, Nova Scotia is torn between his dream to become a doctor and his family’s chocolate-making legacy. Inspired by the true story of the formation of the artisanal chocolate company, Peace By Chocolate.
THE RED VIOLIN
Director: François Girard / Year: 1998 / 131 min / G
The incredible history of a beautiful antique violin is traced from its creation through its various owners, changing the lives of everyone who plays it. A historical epic like no other, this gorgeous film won 8 Genie awards as well as the Academy Award for Best Original Score, and is celebrating its 25th anniversary!
YOU ARE HERE: A COME FROM AWAY STORY
Director: Moze Mossanen / Year: 2018 / 83 min / PG
This moving documentary shows how the town of Gander, Newfoundland came together to feed, shelter and support 6,600 stranded airline passengers for 6 days in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. This incredible true story inspired the smash-hit musical Come From Away.
Take the survey here.
Questions? Please contact:
Kirby Philp (Speaker info)