Wintopia & The Storm at The Rooms !

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The Rooms
9 Bonaventure Avenue, St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 5P9

FRIDAY FILM NIGHT AT THE ROOMS

Join us every Friday for something fabulous! Exhibitions, films, café, and gift shop. Let The Rooms be your date night location, family time-space, or a friends evening out locale!

Admission includes access to all of our exhibitions and a complimentary ticket for a National Film Board of Canada feature film. The Café is also open until 9 pm for dinner or a quick bite before catching the film in the theatre!

Each week will feature a full-length film and/or a short in partnership with The National Film Board of Canada.

 

Wintopia | Mira Burt-Wintonick | 2019| 88 min

A box of tapes uncovered. A lifelong Utopian obsession. A daughter’s attempt to complete her father’s final film. Wintopia traces the enigmatic footsteps of renowned documentary filmmaker Peter Wintonick through the lens of his daughter, Mira, as she tries to decipher the map he has left behind. Reverberating with emotion and whimsy, the film guides us on a journey through possible worlds in pursuit of reconciliation, both between artist and family and between dreams and reality. Even for audiences unfamiliar with Peter’s work, the film is a touching story of grief, love and hope.

 

The Storm | Monica Kidd | 2021 | 4 min

A doctor as well as a filmmaker, Monica Kidd finds signs of hope in an uncertain pandemic universe. With The Storm, she collaborates with animator Duncan Major, employing sparsely elegant imagery to reflect on what it means to bring a baby into a world gripped by a global health crisis.

 

Limited seats available. To purchase a ticket, please contact Visitor Services at 757-8090.

Restrictions due to COVID 19 will be in place for everyone’s safety. Masks Required.  All visitors will be required to show proof of Vaccination to enter The Rooms.

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