Rhymes for Young Ghouls screening on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at Humber College Lakeshore Campus

Rhymes for Young Ghouls

The following message is from Kevin Vose-Landivar of the Aboriginal Resource Centre at Humber College Lakeshore Campus:

You’re invited to our upcoming Aboriginal Movie Café. We will be screening Rhymes for Young Ghouls on Wednesday May 10th, from 1:30 to 3:30.

The event will take place in the Lakeshore Aboriginal Resource Centre, Welcome Centre (Room 301), at 3155 Lake Shore Blvd W.

For additional details like the film synopsis and directions, please see our Eventbrite invitation:

Screening room at Aboriginal Resource Centre

Screening room at Aboriginal Resource Centre

Humber Aboriginal Movie Cafe

Guests are welcome and encouraged to RSVP by Monday, May 8th to ensure we have enough snacks. Feel free to share the attached poster within your networks.

Dream Catcher in window at Aboriginal Resource Centre at Humber College. Artist: Brian Klyne

Dream Catcher in window at Aboriginal Resource Centre at Humber College Lakeshore Campus. Artist: Brian Klyne

If you require parking, please place a request with Kelsie.Johnston@Humber.ca by Tuesday May9th at 3:30pm.

The event is free and open to the public!

**Please Note this film is rated R and is not suitable for Children.**

Thank you,

Kevin Vose-Landivar


Here’s a post about a previous film at the Humber Aboriginal Movie Cafe:

Smoke Signals (1998) is adapted from a short story in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1994)


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  1. Jaan Pill
    Jaan Pill says:

    Here’s a description of Rhymes for Young Ghouls, from the Eventbrite invitation:


    The Aboriginal Resource Centre hosts a monthly Aboriginal film screening at our Lakeshore centre. This event is free of charge and open to the community, as well as Humber staff and students. Snacks will also be provided. On May 10th, we will be screening Rhymes for Young Ghouls.

    Written and directed by Mi’gmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, Rhymes for Young Ghouls offers an unflinching fictional account of Indigenous agency in the face of the horrors of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools. Set in the 1970s on the Mi’gmaq Red Crow reserve, known as the Kingdom of the Crow, the film stars Kawennahere Devery Jacobs as Aila, a tough teenage girl with artistic aspirations and a deep-seated hatred for the sadistic Indian Agent, Popper (Mark Antony Krupa). Popper runs the St. Dymphna’s Residential School and the Red Crow reserve with an iron fist and his heavy-handed tactics mobilize a group of Indigenous youth led by Aila to exact revenge. In the end, Aila’s courageous actions free her consciousness and disrupt the colonial order of Red Crow society. In many ways, Rhymes for Young Ghouls dramatizes the process of decolonization that anti-colonial thinker Frantz Fanon outlines in his chapter “On Violence” in The Wretched of the Earth.

    Film Trailer: Rhymes for Young Ghouls

    Please note this film is rated R for violence, drug use, language, sexual references and graphic nudity. It is not suitable for children.


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