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St. Andrews Film Society Presents – Double Feature

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Mighty Jerome

(Documentary, Canada., 84 min., 2010, rated G)

In 1959, Harry Jerome, aged 19, was Canada’s most promising Olympic track and field star. But, in 1962, after suffering a leg injury and when all believed his racing days were over, Harry began the greatest comeback in track and field history. Through the years of unparalleled political turbulence, personal challenge, and racial conflict, Harry Jerome kept his head down and ran, displaying a strength of character and willful perseverance every bit as impressive as bis record-setting athleticism.

How People Got Fire

(Animation, Canada., 16 min., 2009, rated G)

In a snowy village, a talented young girl listens to her grandmother’s story of how Crow brought fire to the people. A magical realist exploration of Native spirituality, oral storytelling, and a northern childhood.

The St. Andrews Film Society will screen these 2009 and 2010 productions, rated G, on Sunday, September 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at the W.C. O’Neill Arena Theatre in St. Andrews. Screening time is 100 minutes. All are welcome and admission is free, although donations are always welcome to help us with our expenses.

For more information about film selections and the film society, call 506 529-4982 or 529-3629, or 

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