If you’ve been looking for a substitute for movie nights at the library; you’re not alone!
We are happy to announce that you can now watch a new release through the library on Saturday, July 24th, 2021! We’ve selected Blood Quantum; a Canadian horror / thriller set in a Mi'gmaq community that are the only ones immune to a zombie outbreak...
The term blood quantum refers to a colonial blood measurement system that is used to determine an individual's Indigenous status, and is criticized as a tool of control and erasure of Indigenous peoples. The words take on even more provocative implications as the title of Jeff Barnaby s sophomore feature, which grimly depicts an apocalyptic scenario where in an isolated Mi'gmaq community discover they are the only humans immune to a zombie plague.
Winner of the following awards at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards:
- Best Actor
- Best Art Direction
- Best Costume Design
- Best Editing
- Best Makeup
- Best Visual Effects
- Best Stunt Coordination
Rated 90% "Certified Fresh" by Rotten Tomatoes
Please note that this film is rated 18A. Watch the trailer here.
How does it work? Register yourself for a ticket and you will receive an email on the day of the showing with a login and password to use to stream the movie from the comfort of your home.
**PLEASE NOTE that the movie is only available for this date and the access code will no longer work after 11:59 PM on July 24th 2021.**