Film Screening at McGill for National Canadian Film Day: Monsoon
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Join us and celebrate National Canadian Film Day 150. McGill branch is one of many locations across the country celebrating Canadian cinema, starting April 19.
NOTE: Doors open at 6:30 for a 10 minute pre-show including a message from the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Melanie Joly, movie starts at 7:00.
(2014) Director/Writer: Sturla Gunnarsson. 108 minutes.
Captured in gorgeous, ultra high-definition 4K video, Sturla Gunnarsson’s documentary profiles not just expert meteorologists but also farmers, fishermen, city dwellers and even bookies - real citizens whose lives, rain or shine, are profoundly affected by the monsoons.
By treating this natural phenomenon with the respect it commands, this Canada’s Top Ten audience award-winner becomes an epic journey into a phenomenon many call “the soul of India.”
With swells of music by the Bombay Dub Orchestra, Monsoon is wet, wild and utterly astonishing.
FREE but space is limited; please register online to attend, by calling 604 299-8955, or in person at the library.