This Ain’t Your Disney Princess!
Featuring an internationally acclaimed Canadian-written story, produced by an international star (Angelina Jolie), on Monday, January 22nd Spinning Reels presents The Breadwinner.
The Breadwinner tells the remarkable story of Parvana, a young girl who is forced to become the breadwinner for her family while living under the Taliban regime, and is a rare gem that will captivate both young and mature audiences.
Living in a single room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, 11-year-old Parvana is not allowed to attend school or leave the house without a male chaperone. When the Taliban arrests Parvana’s father for having a foreign education, the young girl disguises herself as a boy in order to shop for food and earn money for her family.
Sumptuously rendered with swirling hand-drawn animation, the film captures the colours, sights, and lights of the Afghan city. The Breadwinner is an antidote to the typical Hollywood version of princesses. Instead, it is a timely reminder of the millions of strong young girls and women worldwide who persevere in the face of oppression or conflict.
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Our THANKS to this movie’s sponsor:
|September 11, 2017||Beatriz at Dinner||Karen Acton, Royal LePage|
|September 25, 2017||Porcupine Lake||Robertson Finance|
|October 16, 2017||Tulip Fever||Muskoka Natural Food Market|
|October 30, 2017||The Sense of an Ending||Muskoka Arts and Crafts|
|November 13, 2017||An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power||Hutchinson Environmental Sciences|
|November 27, 2017||Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story||Roy De Haan Carpentry|
|December 11, 2017||Churchill||sabr Bookkeeping|
|January 8, 2018||Loving Vincent||Dr. Stuart Robson, Dentist|
|January 22, 2018||The Breadwinner||Carol Howorucha Investment & Wealth Advisor, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities|
|February 12, 2018||Call Me by Your Name||Muskoka Audiology Clinic|
|February 26, 2018||Tulipani: Love, Honour, and a Bicycle||YWCA Muskoka|
|March 12, 2018||Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool||Shamrock Lodge|
|March 26, 2018||C'est la vie!||Lilibird|
|April 9, 2018||The Leisure Seeker||Karen Acton, Royal LePage|
|April 23, 2018||TBA||Catherine Nasmith,
|May 14, 2018||TBA||Brackenrig Nursery|
|May 28, 2018||TBA||Norwood Theatre|