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St. John’s Days: A Taste of Home
June 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us at City Hall for a taste of St. John’s!
We’ll treat you to a Purity Jam Jam and a screening of HOME: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland & Labrador. After the short documentary screening (30 minutes) there will be a panel discussion.
HOME: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland & Labrador
Produced by the Association for New Canadians (ANC) in collaboration with filmmakers Conor McCann and Rodrigo Iniguez, HOME presents familiar local images, scenes, and recognizable landmarks alongside the ever-changing cultural landscape of modern-day Newfoundland and Labrador.
This 30-minute documentary features firsthand accounts of arrival, integration, and settlement in St. John’s, Gander, Corner Brook, and Labrador City.
Interviewees discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting to life in the province from the perspectives of student, parent, worker, professional, refugee, and new Canadian.