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Polish Day at the Library with Cultural Exhibits & Cold War Film Screening

Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road

Halifax, NS

In-person Film & video History & heritage

September is Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month. Enjoy displays highlighting Polish culture, including costumes, crafts, food, travel, and jewellery. There will be giveaways and door prizes, and this year's featured author William Kowalski will be signing books. Schedule of Activities: 1:00-2:30PM - Doors open. Enjoy browsing the displays. 2:30-4:00PM - Join us for a screening of the critically acclaimed film, Cold War. Nominated for three Oscars and set in the 1950s, Cold War tells the story of a music director who falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee Communist Poland. (Polish with English subtitles). Rated 14A | 2019 | 1h28m, for Ages 14+ 4:00PM - After the film, there will be a discussion and more chances to browse the displays.

Sat 25 Sep
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

This event is free.

Organized by

Halifax Public Libraries

Reflecting our community, we are a resource for everyone and a launch point for growth. People are at the heart of all we do at Halifax Public Libraries. Every individual in our community wants to thrive and contribute. Supporting this collective growth is why we exist. Today’s public libraries represent the possible, and our possible is intertwined with the wellbeing and success of everyone.

Location

5440 Spring Garden Road

Halifax, NS

Paul O'Regan Hall Floor 1

Event Contact

Kasia Morrison

morrisk@halifax.ca

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.