National Canadian Film Day • April 18, 2018
NCFD is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinemaThis movie is based on the juvenile book by the same title by Canadian Author Deborah Ellis.
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.