Films on Loop


Date: Aug 25
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Theatre
Cost: Included With Admission

Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador. Now playing on loop in our theatre.

katajanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing): This film explores throat singing- a special talent and traditional game for both fun and public entertainment, which was nearly destroyed but has since been revived.

Handcrafted Hopedale: This film focuses on three prominent local craftspeople- two carvers and one traditional sewist.

Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador: This 25 minute documentary features firsthand accounts of arrival, integration and settlement in St. John's, Corner Brook, Gander and Labroador City.

Time: During opening hours (some exceptions may apply)

Events & Programs

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Tour
This tour will take you across land and sea, and through time to meet the peoples who made Newfoundland and Labrador their home for the past 9,000 years. We will explore the ...
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Music
From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing local talent as they fill The Rooms with music and song from our province's rich musical ...
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to ...
12:00 pm
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional ...
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland ...
3:00 pm
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional ...
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Robert Chafe for a panel discussion, hosted by Angela Antle of CBC, on his poignant play Between Breaths, about the life of Whale Man, Dr. Jon ...
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tour
Taking place on the 70th anniversary of Confederation with Canada, this exhibition gathers close to 100 artworks, images and objects from across The Rooms art gallery, ...
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique.

MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why ...
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music
From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing local talent as they fill The Rooms with music and song from our province's rich musical ...