Edmonton Premiere of All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈)

As part of Reconciliation Week, the Asian Canadian Film Series and Asian Heritage Month, please join us on May 28th for the Edmonton premiere of the award-winning film All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈).

This event will launch Reconciliation Week, and is organized by ECYLC (Edmonton Chinese Young Leaders Council) in partnership with the Asian Canadian Film Series at Metro Cinema, Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton (RISE), and Right Relations Productions.

This project is supported by the Edmonton Heritage Council and the City of Edmonton. We are grateful for the support!

Edmonton Premiere - All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈)

When: Sunday May 28, 4:30pm
Where: Metro Cinema at Garneau Theatre, 8712-109 Street, Edmonton
Tickets: $10 general, $6 child/student/senior - available online or at Metro Cinema

Q & A: The film will be followed by a Q & A with Elder Larry Grant and some of the film crew, moderated by Edmonton's Historian Laureate, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips.

Synopsis: All Our Father’s Relations (祖根父脈) tells the story of the Grant siblings who journey from Vancouver to China in an attempt to rediscover their father's roots and better understand his fractured relationship with their Musqueam mother. Raised primarily in the traditions of the Musqueam people, the Grant family and their story reveals the shared struggles of migrants and Aboriginal peoples today and in the past.

Canada 2016, 56 min, Dir: Alejandro Yoshizawa
English, with Chinese subtitles, and spoken hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam First Nation language)

More info: http://allourfathersrelations.com/

Post-Film Dinner Discussion

7:15pm, Sunday May 28th, Tang Bistro, 715 109 St NW, Edmonton
RSVP: Please RSVP on Eventbrite. Limited seats available.

Following the film, join us for an intimate dinner discussion at Tang Bistro with the film crew, RISE (Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton) and the Edmonton Chinese Young Leaders Council (ECYLC). Dinner will be approximately $15-$20/person.

School Workshops

The film crew and Elder Larry Grant are also pleased to be able to make school visits on Monday May 29th. The filmmakers will be able to do two school visits/workshops on Monday May 29th, one in the morning or afternoon. Workshops will be free for schools (covered by grant funding). If you are interested to have the film crew visit your school, please contact Kathryn Lennon at kgylennon@gmail.com.

For more information about the event, please contact Kathryn Lennon (ECYLC) at kgylennon@gmail.com

For information about the film, please contact Sarah Wai Yee Ling (Producer) at right.relations.productions@gmail.com