Canadian Forces Language School presents The Grizzlies (Les Grizzlies)

Private Event

Film(s) Playing:

The Grizzlies

Director: Miranda de Pencier Run Time: 112min Genre(s): Drama, Sports

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Summary:

Based on an inspiring true story, The Grizzlies is a powerful film about the determination and resilience of a group of Inuit youth struggling with the legacy of colonization.

When Russ Sheppard (Schnetzer) moves to Kugluktuk, NU, to be a teacher, he is shocked by the challenges facing the community, most especially the ongoing epidemic of teen suicide. Russ introduces a lacrosse programme and gradually wins the trust of his students. Together, the youth find a sense of pride and purpose in themselves and their community.

The Grizzlies was called “transcendently moving” by The Hollywood Reporter and has won multiple awards and been screened to acclaim at film festivals around the world. Cast members Paul Nutarariaq and Anna Lambe earned Canadian Screen Award nominations for their performances.

* Please note that this film has Indigenous producers, but not an Indigenous director. imagineNATIVE defines an Indigenous-made film as one directed or co-directed by an Indigenous person.
 

Cast: Emerald MacDonald (Inuk), Paul Nutarariaq (Inuk), Anna Lambe (Inuk), Ben Schnetzer, Ricky Martin-Pahtaykan (Plains Cree/Stoney Nakoda)
Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - PG
British Columbia - PG
Manitoba - 14A
New Brunswick - NR
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - NR
Northwest Territories - PG
Nunavut - PG
Ontario - PG
Prince Edward Island - NR
Québec - G
Saskatchewan - PG
Yukon - PG
Film language(s): French
This film is subtitled in: English

Closed Captioning:

English

Private Event

Venue: Canadian Forces Language School (ONLINE)

Date: April 20, 2022

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Ticket price: Free

Event Primary Language: French

Event Details:
The Grizzlies (Les Grizzlies) 2:00 PM

Private Event
  French