NFB Documentary: We Were Children
Join us at the Vernon Library for the free screening of the NFB documentary, We Were Children.
In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years. We Were Children gives voice to a national tragedy and demonstrates the incredible resilience of the human spirit.
A residential school survivor will be present to speak on the subject following the film.
This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
View the trailer here: https://www.nfb.ca/film/we_were_children/trailer/we_were_children_trailer/