Muffins for Granny, Screening


A screening of the documentary, Muffins for Granny written and directed by filmmaker and Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre team member, Nadia McLaren. 

 
DateThursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Phone

ext. 2662

Cost

FREE

Email

fcdc@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/services/faculty-curriculum-development-centre.htm

Location

100 McCaul St., Room 230

Muffins for Granny Documentary Screening
January 24th, 2019
6:30pm-9:00pm
Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St.

Written and Directed by filmmaker and Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre team member, Nadia McLaren. 

Muffins for Granny is a remarkably layered, emotionally complex story of personal and cultural survival. McLaren tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. McLaren uses animation with a painterly visual approach to move the audience between the darkness of memory and the reality that these charismatic survivors live in today.

Jesse Wente, named Muffins for Granny “… among the best modern Canadian docs, this fascinating and devastating look at the legacy of residential schools in Canada mixes personal story telling and animation to great results.”

“… a marvellously assured and moving debut…”
- Deirdre Swain, NOW Magazine NNNN
 

Part of the 5th Annual Teaching Expo

Friday, January 25th, 2019
113 McCaul St, 5th Floor

9am-5pm



OCAD U Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the 5th Annual Teaching Expo! 15 diverse sessions, united by the theme Teaching & Practice, will be led by members of the OCAD U community.

Please join us for any or  all o f the day’s events, including:

    •    panel talks, mini-lessons on pedagogical research and practice  


    •    complimentary lunch  

    •    keynote presentation by  Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University, addressing Education and Reconciliation.   


Please also join us for the expo’s kickoff event on Thursday, January 24th from 6:30pm-9pm featuring a screening of Muffins for Granny, a documentary by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren, that tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. A Q and A with McLaren and Dr. Mike DeGagné will follow.

Key Dates and Locations

January 24th | 6:30pm-9:00pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Screening
Documentary screening, Muffins For Granny by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren.

January 25th | 9:00am-9:30am | Rm. 520, 113 McCaul St. | Coffee and Opening Remarks
Join us for refreshments and opening remarks by Interim Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Dr. Caroline Langill as we kickoff the 5th Annual Teaching Expo. 

January 25th | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Keynote 
A keynote examiningEducation and Reconciliationby Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University.   


January 25th | 9:00am-5:00pm | Various Rooms, 113 McCaul St., 5th Floor | Sessions
All Teaching Expo workshops will be held in various rooms at 113 McCaul St. in the Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre.

DateThursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Phone

ext. 2662

Cost

FREE

Email

fcdc@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.ocadu.ca/services/faculty-curriculum-development-centre.htm

Location

100 McCaul St., Room 230

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Still from Muffins for Granny, image of older woman in a dress with a cigarette in her mouth
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Muffins for Granny Documentary Screening
January 24th, 2019
6:30pm-9:00pm
Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St.

Written and Directed by filmmaker and Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre team member, Nadia McLaren. 

Muffins for Granny is a remarkably layered, emotionally complex story of personal and cultural survival. McLaren tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. McLaren uses animation with a painterly visual approach to move the audience between the darkness of memory and the reality that these charismatic survivors live in today.

Jesse Wente, named Muffins for Granny “… among the best modern Canadian docs, this fascinating and devastating look at the legacy of residential schools in Canada mixes personal story telling and animation to great results.”

“… a marvellously assured and moving debut…”
- Deirdre Swain, NOW Magazine NNNN
 

Part of the 5th Annual Teaching Expo

Friday, January 25th, 2019
113 McCaul St, 5th Floor

9am-5pm



OCAD U Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the 5th Annual Teaching Expo! 15 diverse sessions, united by the theme Teaching & Practice, will be led by members of the OCAD U community.

Please join us for any or  all o f the day’s events, including:

    •    panel talks, mini-lessons on pedagogical research and practice  


    •    complimentary lunch  

    •    keynote presentation by  Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University, addressing Education and Reconciliation.   


Please also join us for the expo’s kickoff event on Thursday, January 24th from 6:30pm-9pm featuring a screening of Muffins for Granny, a documentary by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren, that tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. A Q and A with McLaren and Dr. Mike DeGagné will follow.

Key Dates and Locations

January 24th | 6:30pm-9:00pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Screening
Documentary screening, Muffins For Granny by filmmaker and FCDC member Nadia McLaren.

January 25th | 9:00am-9:30am | Rm. 520, 113 McCaul St. | Coffee and Opening Remarks
Join us for refreshments and opening remarks by Interim Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Dr. Caroline Langill as we kickoff the 5th Annual Teaching Expo. 

January 25th | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Rm. 230, 100 McCaul St. | Keynote 
A keynote examiningEducation and Reconciliationby Dr. Mike DeGagné, Founding Director of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University.   


January 25th | 9:00am-5:00pm | Various Rooms, 113 McCaul St., 5th Floor | Sessions
All Teaching Expo workshops will be held in various rooms at 113 McCaul St. in the Faculty and Curriculum Development Centre.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St., Room 230
Website: 
https://www.ocadu.ca/services/faculty-curriculum-development-centre.htm
Email: 
fcdc@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
ext. 2662
Cost: 
FREE
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