Join us at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema for the world premiere screening of My First 150 Days directed by Diana Dai. The first few months in a new country can be difficult when you’re learning a new culture, language, and setting down roots in an unfamiliar place. Melona left her rural village in the Philippines for Canada, nearly a decade ago, she felt the growing pains of immigration. Now, she is sponsoring her 26-year-old daughter, 24-year-old son, 14-year-old daughter and the grandson of her eldest daughter to come to Canada. This enlightening documentary film follows a family’s first 150 days in Ontario together, capturing their emotional journey of starting fresh in a new land.
Following the film, stay for a Q&A panel discussion with Diana Dai and the subjects from the film.
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Location: 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y3
Screening: 6:30 pm
Q&A Panel led by Nam Kiwanuka, Host, The Agenda in the Summer: 7:45 pm
You can buy your tickets here.
Watch the trailer for My First 150 Days.
If you have any questions please contact Halyna Polischuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-484-2600 x2527.
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@TVOdocs / #myfirst150days
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