Activities this week: Monday March 14 to Sunday March 20

Jason BolanisCREATE YOUR OWN VIDEO ON A BUDGET with Jason Bolanis

Video is the most important tool on the Internet today – for marketing, for education, for business or for fun. Learn the fundamentals of production value, editing and promotion. Then create a short online video to share with friends on Facebook or to enhance your blog or business website.

Beginner and intermediate levels

Tuesday, 7 – 9 p.m.

March 15 and 22

CL, 2 sessions (in English)

Resident: $15, non-resident: $30

MY TOOL BOX: CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND

MY TOOL BOX: CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

with MUHC workshop facilitators

These programs, offered by the MUHC, are designed to help people develop the skills they need to better manage the day-to-day challenges of living with a chronic condition.

Monday, 1 – 3:30 p.m.

March 14 – April 25 (no class: March 28) or

May 9 – June 20 (no class: May 23)

CL, 6 sessions (in English or in French)

Free, but registration required. Call McGill University at 514-934-1934, ext. 71585.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON FILM CLUB

Film Club

Enjoy our curated selection of great foreign films, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Sheila Laursen will lead you in discussion after provocative and socially challenging NFB films.  Some films will be screened in English and others in French. Ask at the circulation desk for more details.

Tuesday, 2 – 4 p.m.

March 15, April 26, May 3 and 17

CL, 6 sessions, free

Roomma

directed by Lenny Abrahamson

Tuesday, March 15

2 p.m. (in English)

Friday, March 18

2 p.m. (in French)

ROOM tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical — they are trapped — confined to a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space. Even in this treacherous environment, Ma ensures Jack is living a complete and fulfilling life. But as Jack’s curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma’s resilience reaches its breaking point, they decide to enact a risky plan to escape…

MONTCALM AND WOLFE: TWO MEN WHO FOREVER CHANGED THE COURSE OF CANADIAN HISTORY with Roch Carrier

One of Canada’s finest writers has written a fascinating account of the two leaders who fought on the Plains of Abraham. What kind of life did they have before they took up arms? What forces brought them to face each other in a battle that forged a nation?

Wednesday, March 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

CL, (in English), free

 

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