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“The Grizzlies” Screening with Miranda de Pencier

November 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Filmmaker Miranda de Pencier (pictured above; photo by Christopher Wahl) brings her award-winning feature The Grizzlies to the Canadian Film Forum. Actor Brandon Oakes (pictured right) moderates the Q&A to follow.

Thursday, November 26
Screening at 6 pm EDT
Q&A at 7:50 pm
A free, live broadcast
Online registration required (see below)

In this inspiring true story, a group of Inuit students in a small, struggling Arctic community are changed forever through the transformative power of sport.

Award-winning producer and director Miranda de Pencier is the founder of Northwood Entertainment, an independent film and television production company formed with a mission to create a thriving home for filmmakers with singular voices to reach broad audiences. Her credits include: Anne with an E (winner of 2018 and 2019 Canadian Screen Award for Best Drama Series) currently streaming in 191 countries on Netflix; Thanks for Sharing, written and directed by Academy Award nominee Stuart Blumberg (The Kids Are Alright) and starring Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, and the international pop star Pink; Beginners, directed by Mike Mills and starring Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer (2012 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor); Adam starring Hugh Dancy and Rose Byrne, and PU-239 for HBO, and executive produced by George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh. Prior to producing, de Pencier was the Director of Development for Robert Redford’s Wildwood Enterprises.

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November 26, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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