The Breadwinner: Family-Friendly Film at Kamloops Film Festival

CONTEST ALERT! KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to the family friendly film “The Breadwinner” which will be featured this Saturday, March 3 at noon. To enter the contest, leave a comment below before 8pm on March 1. For an extra entry, please leave a comment on the Facebook post:

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Posted by KamloopsParents.Com on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Saturday, March 3 at Noon

The Breadwinner
Canada | Ireland | Luxembourg
Directed by Nora Twomey
In English
Animation | Drama
94 minutes
Rated PG: violence

ASSOCIATED EVENT:
Family Party

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.

Quotes:

“THE BREADWINNER IS WORTH CELEBRATING, IN PART BECAUSE IT IS A WORK THAT IN SOME WAYS QUALIFIES AS REPORTAGE.”
– Glenn Kenny, The NYTimes

“THE PICTURE SINGS AND INSPIRES!”
– Brad Wheeler, Globe & Mail

“SPECTACULAR! A BEAUTIFUL LOOK AT PEOPLE’S FIGHT TO SURVIVE.”
– Steve Pond, The Wrap

Awards:

Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at the Academy Awards 2018

Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Animated at the Golden Globes 2018

Won the Audience Award at the Leeds International Film Festival 2017

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

4 thoughts on “The Breadwinner: Family-Friendly Film at Kamloops Film Festival”

  1. My daughter and I have been planning a special date day for this. Tickets would be so greatly appreciated

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