CJCA is once again participating in National Canadian Film Day. Please come and join us on the weekend of April 14 and 15.
Calgary Nikkei Cultural & Senior Centre
2236-29 Street SW, Calgary
We will be screening two shows this year:
Saturday, April 14
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This touching documentary tells the story of a young killer whale, Luna, who gets separated from his family on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, BC.
Sunday, April 15
Noon -3:00 pm
“Birth of a Family”
Four siblings, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet for the first time in this deeply moving documentary.
Admission is Free.
Wednesday, April 18, starting at 6:30pm
Tonari Gumi, 42 W8th Avenue, #101, Vancouver
Join the Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA) and the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) for a free screening. GVJCCA and NAJC are hosting the films, The Breadwinner and Meditation Park, as part of the National Canadian Film Day.
The Breadwinner is an Academy Award-nominated animated feature about Parvana, an 11 year old girl, who disguises herself as a boy to help her family survive under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001.
Meditation Park is about a Chinese-Canadian family and a journey of self-discovery for the matriarch Maria. Her daughter is played by Sandra Oh.