Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library
2 Park Dr, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario, L4A 4K1
As part of THE NFB IN LIBRARIES programming, the Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library is offering the following free screening :
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.
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.
Please visit organiser’s website for more info : https://www.wsplibrary.ca/