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Carrefour Beausoleil Public Library
300 Beaverbrook Rd, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1A1

As part of THE NFB IN LIBRARIES programming, the Newcastle Public Library in collation with the Carrefour Beausoleil Library are offering the following free screening for Canada Book Week:

The Geographies of DAR (Monique LeBlanc |2023 | 75 min) is a captivating film that explores the life and literary works of renowned Canadian author David Adams Richards | In English with French subtitles

2 screenings : 2 pm & 6 pm
David Adams Richards will be present to both screenings for a Q&A after the film!

Through stunning visuals, insightful interviews and excerpts from his writings, the film uncovers the profound connection between Richards’ personal experiences and Eastern Canada’s Miramichi, the region that shaped his storytelling. The masterful cinematography showcases the harsh yet beautiful landscapes of Richards’ Miramichi, taking viewers on a journey through the complex lives of his characters, marked by destruction, freedom and redemption.

Richards opens up about his childhood, his struggles and demons, and his unwavering belief in God, providing candid and perceptive insights into cruelty, love, faith and the human experience. This poignant film is an elegy to the joys, suffering, mercies and beauty of life, celebrating the indomitable spirit and courage of this extraordinary Canadian writer.

For more info, you can visit the Carrefour Beausoleil public library Facebook page and to get tickets for the 2 pm screening, click here | for the 6 pm screening, click here.

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