Bruce Museum celebrates National Canadian Film Day with two features

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of National Canadian Film Day with us by spending the day in front of the big screen in our Bruce Power Theatre, where we’ll be showing two fantastic coming-of-age films that highlight the power, diversity, and craft of Canadian film.


Beans (2020, Rated 14A)
April 19 | 10:00 AM

A gripping drama directed by Mohawk-Canadian filmmaker Tracey Deer. This film explores the 1990 Oka Crisis through the eyes of a young Mohawk girl named Tekehentahkhwa, nicknamed “Beans,” whose life is transformed by these events. Beans has received critical acclaim, winning the Canadian Screen Award for Best Picture and being featured at film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York International Children’s Film Festival.

C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005, Rated 14A)
April 19 | 1:00 PM

A moving coming-of-age drama set in Quebec during the 1960s and 1970s. This film tells the story of Zac, a young gay man navigating homophobia while growing up with four brothers and his father. C.R.A.Z.Y. features a rich soundtrack with songs from artists like David Bowie and Pink Floyd. It has received numerous awards, including 11 Genie Awards and 13 Prix Jutra film awards, and was named one of the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time by critics at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Directed by the late Jean-Marc Vallée, a Canadian filmmaker, editor and screenwriter from Montreal. His additional directorial work includes The Young Victoria, Dallas Buyers Club, HBO shows Big Little Lies, Sharp Objects and more.

Members FREE; General Admission applies.
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National Canadian Film Day is presented by Reel Canada.