Apr 19, Colombo: The High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka will be celebrating the National Canada Film Day and Canada 150 Wednesday, April 19 with a screening of "French Immersion" - a uniquely bilingual Canadian comedy in honor of Canada's sesquicentennial anniversary.
The event will take place at the Goethe Institute, 39, R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7 at 2:00 pm. It will be followed by a moderated panel discussion on bilingualism, pluralism, diversity as a unifying strength and national languages - an area of longstanding Canadian engagement and support in Sri Lanka.
National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) is a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honor of Canada's sesquicentennial anniversary.
National Canada Film Day in Sri Lanka is presented by the High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka and Embassy to Maldives and REEL CANADA, an organization that has been introducing Canadian film to high school students and new Canadians since 2005. NCFD 150 is a tremendous opportunity for Canadians and its international friends to gather and enjoy the wealth of work by the nation's storytellers.
Entrance to the event is free but advance reservation MUST be made as limited seats are available. Register at CLMBOG@international.gc.ca