CINEMA POLITICA CONCORDIA NOVEMBER 1st SCREENING
BEANS a film by Tracey Deer
Cinema Politica Concordia is thrilled to announce this year’s programming opener for the Fall 2021 season, BEANS a film by Tracey Deer. Join us in celebration of power and resilience and the love of oneself, family and community. This is also an invitation for all of us to reflect on the rich history of the unceded Indigenous lands we are currently occupying. This event will feature a discussion with Brittany LeBorgne, Montreal-based actor from the Mohawk community of Kahnawake and one the film's cast members.
ABOUT THE FILM:
Twelve-year-old Beans is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and reckless adolescence; forced to grow up fast and become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Oka Crisis, the turbulent Indigenous uprising that tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990.
ABOUT THE SCREENING:
This event is open for Concordia students, faculty and staff with a valid Concordia ID ONLY. Admission is Free or by donation ($5-10 suggested).The venue is wheelchair accessible.
*BY REGISTRATION ONLY.
**Entrance with proof of vaccination and a valid Concordia ID cards.
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/.../fall-2021-opener-beans-by...
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/406883100991139?ref=newsfeed
Film's trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCFC-M0vqnY