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Event Archive - Film: Long Time Running (National Canadian Film Day):

Mon. April 16th 2018 - Mon. April 16th 2018 Vancouver Island Regional Library (Cowichan Branch) Duncan BC (All Ages)
5:30pm doors at 5:30pm

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Film: Cultural / Heritage:
Long Time Running (2017) | McFadyen/Baichwal | 97min


Celebrate NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY #CanFilmDay with Long Time Running, a film chronicling the emotional and epic 2016 tour that The Tragically Hip embarked on after iconic frontman Gord Downie announced that he had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Intimate moments, behind-the-scenes and on-stage footage, personal interviews with the band and close friends reveal the heart-breaking final performances of that now-legendary final tour.

No other band encapsulated the rugged soul of Canada quite like the Hip, and it was completely in character for Downie – the everyman poet laureate of Canada – to go out on his own terms, with a powerfully galvanizing tour that delivered some of the most exhilarating performances of band’s history.

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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division