April 24th, 2014 05:34 p.m.

The Necessities of Life (Ce qu'il faut pour vivre)
Canada 2008, 102 min, Digital, Dir: Benoît Pilon
French with English subtitles

Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions Science in the Cinema presents the final film of the 2012-13 season. The Necessities of Life takes the viewer back to the 1950’s to tell the story of an Inuit hunter named Tivii. Diagnosed with tuberculosis, Tivii is flown for treatment to a sanatorium in Quebec far from his family, his language, and his way of life. Dr. Anne Fanning, professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the U of A will introduce. After the film, she will discuss tuberculosis and the control of TB in vulnerable populations in Canada and worldwide.

Admission is free and includes a small popcorn.

Rating: Parental Guidance (PG)
Screenings:
  • Thursday April 4, 2013 at 6:30PM

This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
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