In honour of National Aboriginal History Month, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001).
A small nomadic community is cursed by an unknown shaman. When Atanarjuat falls in love with a woman already promised to the son of the clan's leader, he has to fight for her. She is won by Atanarjuat and the leader plots to attack him in his sleep. Escaping, he sets off running across the ice, embarking on a harrowing adventure of survival in the brutal wilderness. He returns stronger and wiser to reclaim his life and stop the curse that has divided his people.
This film is rated 14A (Consumer Protection BC) for violence, sexuality and nudity. It has a runtime of 2 hours and 52 minutes.
Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk.