Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive St. John's, Nova Scotia  
Jan 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993 | 1 h 59 min), by Alanis Obomsawin

On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. Director Alanis Obomsawin spent 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army. This powerful documentary takes you right into the action of an age-old Aboriginal struggle. The result is a portrait of the people behind the barricades.

Monthly Film Screening. Doors at 7pm, screening at 7:30pm. More information here.

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