The Grizzlies

Evening showing: THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 7:00PM
The Kitchen Catering & Cafe 519.538.1208 86 Sykes St N, Meaford ON

Matinee: FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1:30PM

Director(s): Miranda de Pencier
Guest: Anna Lambe, Actress Her debut role as “Spring” garnered her a nomination at the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards, for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for The Grizzlies.
Language: Inuktitut / English
Country: Canada
Awards: 4 wins & 5 nominations
Rating: 14A
Runs: 102

Film website

In the early 2000s, the remote Arctic town of Kugluktuk was making headlines, but for a tragic reason: the tiny Inuit community had one of the highest teen suicide rates in the world. Growing up with the dark legacy of abuse, poverty and addiction, and with few prospects, the teens’ desperation was chronic — until a teacher introduced them to the sport of lacrosse. Not only did the sport transform them: it transformed their entire community. Before long, the teen suicide rate had fallen to zero. Based on a true story.

Student film:
Student Film at 7:00pm, Jakʼs Story by: Camryn Ruthven

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