Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 5:45 PM

City Hosts Screening of WW1 Documentary

Hawco and Critch with students
On June 1, more than 1000 junior high students from St. John's were treated to a free screening of the new CBC documentary Trail of the Caribou the Scotiabank Theatre at the Avalon MallThe screening was hosted by the City of St. John's and is part of the City's plans to commemorate the First World War.

The City has committed $250,000 in grants to arts projects, festivals and productions such as this one to ensure a lasting legacy for the 100 year anniversary.

The documentary's producer, Ron Etheridge, and hosts Mark Critch and Allan Hawco were on hand to meet the students and share in the experience of watching the film on the big screen.

While the documentary will be shown on CBC July 1, the City has exclusive rights for two more previews before that date. The film will be shown at a Special Edition of Reel Downtown on Monday, June 27, and on Friday, June 24 there will be a public screening in the Scotiabank Theatre at the Avalon Mall. Tickets are free but must be reserved for the Scotiabank Theatre screening; please book and print your ticket online. For large group bookings please contact Megan by email or call 576-2315. Space is limited so book today!