National Canadian Film Day is going online this year with a star-studded livestream party
Like most everything else right now, the internet is where it's at for celebrations while the country remains in self-isolation, and National Canadian Film Day is no different.
The annual one-day, coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema is taking the party online with CanFilmDay Live, an interactive broadcast featuring some of the country's best talent coming to you from quarantine.
We can't wait to celebrate #CanFilmDay on Wednesday, and #CanFilmDay Live has got some incredible Canadian performers and filmmakers lined up to be a part of it. Join us as we shine our #ACTRAspotlight on Canadian film this week! https://t.co/j7WDJ2Mp8p pic.twitter.com/Nd1kwaqmzc— ACTRA Toronto (@ACTRAToronto) April 20, 2020
Sandra Oh, Ethan Hawke, Jay Baruchel, Atom Egoyan, Colm Feore, Mina Shum, Philippe Falardeau, Megan Follows and Don McKella are all taking part in what NCFD calls a "self-isolation social" this Wednesday via YouTube and Facebook streams.
Each year on April 22, National Canadian Film Day typically takes place in cinemas around the country with screenings of Canadian-made movies, events and special programming.
It can also be easily celebrate from the comfort of your own home.
And since we're all home, NCFD is making it easy to soak up great cinematic works that have come out of Canada with lists of Canadian films you can watch on CBC, CBC Gem, Encore+, Netflix, Hollywood Suite, Crave and other streaming services.
On April 22, 2020, celebrate National Canadian Film Day by watching a great Canadian film from the comfort of your home — and thanks to @CBC Gem, there is a wealth of options to choose from https://t.co/RYXA7IJR5q pic.twitter.com/dsmCzKSTB2— canfilmday (@canfilmday) April 20, 2020
So pick a film and tune in to a special celebration of Canadian cinema with some of its biggest stars on April 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT.
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