HOME: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland & Labrador


Date: Apr 24
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Theatre
Cost: Free Event!

Produced by the Association for New Canadians and filmed by Conor McCann and Rodrigo Iniguez, HOME presents familiar local images, scenes, and recognizable landmarks alongside the ever-changing cultural landscape of modern day Newfoundland & Labrador. Exploring overarching themes of language, community, culture, and work, this 25-minute documentary features firsthand accounts of arrival, integration, and settlement in St. John's, Gander, Corner Brook, and Labrador City.

The screening will be followed by a 45-minute panel discussion facilitated in partnership with CBC NL and Prajwala Dixit. A catered reception in the Level 2 lobby will conclude the event.

In partnership with the Association of New Canadians and sponsored by IOC Rio Tinto.

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