What: Ciné-Québec: Niagara

When: Thursday, March 14 at 6pm

Where: Museum of Work & Culture (42 S Main St, Woonsocket, RI 02895)

 

Celebrate Québécois Cinéma at the Museum of Work & Culture

 

(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Museum of Work and Culture, a division of the Rhode Island Historical Society, is excited to welcome guests to Ciné-Québec, an evening of Québecois cinema in celebration of the month of Francophonie on Thursday, March 14, at the Museum. The evening will begin at 6pm with a wine and cheese reception in the MoWC gallery.

At 6:30pm, filmmaker Laurent Allaire will be joining us virtually to introduce the feature-length film being screened, Niagara. Niagara is a comedy-drama film that centers on three estranged brothers in their 50s who must reunite to undertake a road trip to Niagara Falls after their father unexpectedly dies of a heart attack while trying to participate in an ice bucket challenge. The film will be presented in French with English subtitles. Niagara features heavy subject matter and is rated for mature audiences.

Tickets are available for $25 and may be purchased at rihs.simpletix.com.

 

This event is made possible by the Délégation of Québec in Boston, RI AFL-CIO, Lepine Financial Advisors, The Brickle Group, Fournier & Fournier Funeral Services, Navigant Credit Union, David Soucy, Rotary Club of Woonsocket, Bourget & Assoc., NEARI, RI Federation of Teachers and Health Care Professionals, ACS Industry, and Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery.

 

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