april, 2019

    17apr7:00 pmFree Movie For National Canadian Film Day

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    Join us on Wednesday, April 17, 7pm at the Barrie Uptown Theatre for National Canadian Film Day!

    We’re participating in a massive coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of 100 years of Canadian cinema with a FREE screening!

    What would you do if 6,600 people unexpectedly landed in your small town with no place to stay? For the 11,000 people of Gander, Newfoundland, this incredible event happened in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, when nearly 40 planes are rerouted and grounded there. This documentary shows how this town in Newfoundland came together to feed, shelter and support all of the stranded airline passengers for 6 days.

    With interviews from a selection of airline passengers and residents of the town, this emotional and inspirational documentary tells the incredible true story that inspired the smash-hit musical Come From Away.

    Time

    (Wednesday) 7:00 pm

    Location

    Uptown Theatre

    55 Dunlop St. West

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