National Canadian Film Day - The Breadwinner (2017)
To celebrate National Canadian Film Day, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of The Breadwinner (2017)
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.
This film is rated Parental Guidance (Consumer Protection BC) for scenes of violence depicting physical assault, weapons and/or injury. It has a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Drop in, no registration required.