SWIFF and National Canadian Film Day Celebrate CANADA 150

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April 19 – National Canadian Film Day

Join in the celebration of Canada’s 150th with the third annual salute to Canadian filmmakers and filmgoers of every generation! SWIFF is proud to present the following one-day-only events across Lambton County in honour of the big day(eh?).

Refined Fool Brewing Co. Presents ‘Strange Brew’

The hop-hearted denizens of Refined Fool Brewing Co. are holding a NCFD party featuring a screening of the Canadian comedy classic ‘Strange Brew’. Have a beer (or three) and join in the brouhaha while paying witness to the ageless antics of Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas’ lovable Bob and Doug Mackenzie! Prizes and giveaways including VIA Rail passes! Free admission! Make it your mission: find out more here.

The Town of Petrolia Presents ‘The Grand Seduction’

SWIFF and the Victoria Playhouse cordially invite you to a screening of Don McKellar’s latest and greatest: ‘The Grand Seduction’. The film stars Brendan Gleeson and Canadian legend Gordon Pinsent as residents of Tickle Cove, Newfoundland. They need to convince a city-slicker doctor (Taylor Kitsch) to stick around in order to attract the investment of a petrochemical plant to supply new jobs to their economically depressed town. Swag and prize giveaways including VIA Rail passes! Free screening! Details here.

Sarnia Public Library Screens Three Canadian Gems

Free films all day at the Sarnia Public Library! ‘Mighty Jerome’ (dir. Charles Officer), ‘Calendar’ (dir. Atom Egoyan), and ‘Manufactured Landscapes’ (dir. Jennifer Baichwal) are on the fully-stacked docket of domestic flicks. Screenings run from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM with prize giveaways, NCFD swag, and VIA Rail passes to be won! Click here for details.

SEE YOU ON APRIL 19!