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Film Night: Birth of a Family

a family with a mountains in the background

Film Night: Birth of a Family

Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave

Date & Time:
November 1, 2019
7:30 PM

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$12 (General Seating)

Presented by:

Curated in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada

Directed by Tasha Hubbard

Three Indigenous sisters and a brother—adopted as infants during the Sixties Scoop into separate, non-Indigenous families across North America—gather for the first time.

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“…a family-reunion doc unlike any you’ve seen before.”—Pat Mullen, POV Magazine

Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes. No intermission.

Entrance to this show includes a short by Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter.

Short: The Mountain of SGaana

Directed by Christopher Auchter

Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter's film spins a magical tale of a young man who is stolen away to the spirit world, and the young woman who rescues him. The film brilliantly combines traditional animation with formal elements of Haida art, and is based on a story inspired by an old Haida fable.

Audience Advisory

Mature themes and strong language

About the Series

This show is part of the Film Series. Connect with stories about overcoming adversity and finding strength within. See all 3 feature films (plus 3 shorts) in the series for $27. Available until September 27, 2019.