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National Canadian Film Day: Showing "The Breadwinner"
National Canadian Film Day: Showing "The Breadwinner"

Wed, Apr 20


Moose Jaw Cultural Centre

National Canadian Film Day: Showing "The Breadwinner"

We're a participating venue for National Canadian Film Day! Admission is FREE and we will be showing the Oscar nominated film, The Breadwinner.

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2022, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CST

Moose Jaw Cultural Centre, 217 Main St N, Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0W1, Canada

About the event

About the film:

From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes the highly-anticipated new feature based on Deborah Ellis' bestselling novel. Parvana 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 support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom-and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family. 

Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times.

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