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NFB Film Screenings

September 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

NFB Film Screenings
Sunday, September 29, 1:00 to 1:30 pm
MacLaren Art Centre | Rotary Education Centre
Admission free

The Girl Who Hated Books by Jo Meuris, 2006, 7:22 min.
This animated short about literacy introduces us to Meena, a young girl who hates books even though her parents love to read. Books are everywhere in Meena’s house and when her cat Max accidentally knocks down a huge stack, pandemonium ensues and nothing is ever the same again.

Vistas: Little Thunder by Nance Ackerman & Alan Syliboy, 2009, 3:10 min.
This animated short, inspired by the Mi’kmaq legend “The Stone Canoe” explores Indigenous humour. Follow Little Thunder as he reluctantly leaves his family and sets out on a cross-country canoe trip to become a man.

The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin by Janet Perlman, 1981, 10:01 min. This Oscar® nominated short animation is a zany version of the classic fairy tale, with the leading role played by a mistreated, romantic penguin, with hilarious results.

The Dingles by Les Drew, 1988, 7:51 min. Based on the book The Dingles by Helen Levchuk, this animated short features Doris Dingle and her family of three cats who endure an unexpected wind that disrupts the family’s idyllic life.



September 29, 2019
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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