Welcome to Canada

Welcome to Canada

Downloadable Video - 1989
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A feature drama based on an actual incident in 1986, Welcome to Canada chronicles the illegal landing of a boatload of Southeast Asians on Canada's east coast. Rescued from certain death at sea by a group of fishermen, the eight Sri Lankan Tamils find temporary sanctuary in an isolated outport in Newfoundland. In this warm portrayal of an unusual encounter between two cultures worlds apart, director John N. Smith humanizes the immigration statistics.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1989
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (87 min.) : digital, stereo, sd., col
Additional Contributors: National Film Board of Canada


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