International Women's Day: Marian Frances White

Date: Mar 7
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Theatre
Coffee & Culture

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Marian Frances White shares experiences and stories from her lengthy career.

Tickets: $12 (plus HST). Free for Rooms Members. Includes admission to the exhibitions and coffee from The Rooms Café.  Get your ticket online or by calling (709) 757-8090.

About the Presenter:

Marian Frances White is an award-winning author, poet, and filmmaker. Her first published works include ten editions of “A Woman’s Almanac: Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador Women” (1987 – 1992), “Not A Still Life”, a biographical book about artist Rae Perlin, published in 1994, and “Skinny Dipping”, a book of poetry released in 1997. Marian’s films have received awards and critical acclaim in Canada and the United States. In 2000, she released “The Untold Story of the Suffragists”, followed by “Stealing Mary: Last of the Red Indians” (2005), the documentary, “Tricksters” that takes viewers to northern Innu communities in Labrador, and “Circus by Komatik” (2019) a documentary about Inuit children in Labrador who get involved with Wonderbolt Circus. In 2023, Marian received the YWCA Circle of Distinction Award for Lifetime Achievement.


Image credit: Ritchie Perez