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Cover of the film Unarchived: Newsprint images on a red background.

Unarchived

Thursday, June 20

6 -8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

No Registration Required

“In community archives across British Columbia, local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history. Through a collage of personal interviews, archival footage and deeply rooted memories, the past, present and future come together, fighting for a space where everyone is seen and everyone belongs. History is what we all make of it.” – National Film Board of Canada

Cover of the film A Mother Apart, featuring a women against a sunset coloured backdrop with another woman's image faded in the background.

A Mother Apart

Thursday, July 18

6 -8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

No Registration Required

“An emotionally sweeping tale of healing and forgiveness, A Mother Apart accompanies powerhouse Jamaican-American poet and LGBTQ+ activist Staceyann Chin as she re-imagines the essential art of mothering—having been abandoned by her own mother.” 

-National Film Board of Canada

Movie cover: Lay Down Your Heart, featuring a person with Down Syndrome drawing a circle with white marker, text written in white marker above the photo.

Lay Down Your Heart

Thursday, August 15

6 -8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

No Registration Required

An intimate look into the mind of Niall McNeil, an artist and performer with Down syndrome, and his unique chosen family. In Lay Down Your Heart, Niall introduces us to his many “family members,” his multiple “children,” his renowned “ex-wife” and director of the film Marie Clements, and other bonds forged through open-hearted creativity.”

-National Film Board of Canada