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Celebrate Canada with free film screenings

National Canadian Film Day 150 happens April 19
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In celebration of our nation’s sesquicentennial, Reel Canada is pleased to present National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150), a special edition of its annual showcase of everything Canadian cinema. More than 1,700 film screenings are scheduled from coast to coast to coast on Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017, 11 of which take place right here in Sault Ste. Marie.

Local NCFD 150 screening highlights include two films shot in the Sault and surrounding area. Atom Egoyan’s Remember, starring Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau, will show at the Centennial Library (50 East Street) at 6 p.m. Sault College will screen Mean Dreams in the Multimedia Centre (room B1170) at 6 p.m. Mean Dreams was directed by Nathan Morlando (Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster), and features Bill Paxton and Colm Feore.

Other local screenings include Angry Inuk and Passchendaele at the Royal Canadian Legion, La légende de Sarila (The Legend of Sarila) at both Holy Family Catholic School and Francis H. Clergue, My Prairie Home in Algoma University’s Doc Brown Lounge, and many others.

For a complete schedule of local National Canadian Film Day 150 screenings, please click here. All film screenings are free to attend.