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National Canadian Film Day - Breadwinner

Event Start Date: 4/18/2018 6:30 PM

Event End Date: 4/18/2018 8:15 PM

Event Locations
Plattsville Library

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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.

Director Nora Twomey
Cast Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Ali Badshah, Noorin Gulamgaus, Kawa Ada
Writer Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis


This movie is geared for ages 10 and up.   Please let the library know if you plan on attending.    Don't forget to bring a drink to have with the hot popcorn that will be served.