The Necessities of Life (Ce qu’il faut pour vivre)

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Set in 1952. An Inuit hunter named Tiivii, who suffers from tuberculosis, ends up in a sanatorium near Quebec City, far from home and his loved ones. A film by Benoit Pilon, who poses the question “What does a human being need to live?” In this story, he gives us his answer.

In French with English subtitles.  Part of the French Film Festival

Thurs-3/18-7:00

Fri-3/19-4:00

Sat-3/20-5:15

Mon-3/22-5:30

Tues-3/23-5:30

Thurs-3/25-5:10

Introduction by Pat Noah, formerly of the Canadian Health Service and a member of the Lenape Nation. A reception will follow the showing with native foods, a drum circle, and singers.

102 minutes
Not Rated


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