Canadian Friends of Finland AGM and Sunday Afternoon Movie

Date: Sunday September 24, 2017
Time: 1pm AGM: 2pm Film
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715, dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Please join us for your annual meeting! Please attend and provide your fresh input and suggestions.
Following the meeting stay for coffee and Finnish film with English subtitles.  Admission by donation.  Refreshments.

CFF Movie & H. Lambert Accordion

Date: Sunday February 19, 2017
Time: 2pm
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715, dkilback@nullshaw.ca

Canadian Friends of Finland Sunday Afternoon Movie followed by Hannu Lambert playing tangos on the accordion.

In Finnish & Spanish with English subtitles.  Admission by donation.  Refreshments.

 

 

 

 

 

CFF Sunday Afternoon Movie

Date: Sunday January 22, 2017
Time: 2pm
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Cost: By donation
Contact: Dianne Kilback (604) 294-3715, dkilback@nullshaw.ca

In Finnish  with English subtitles.  Admission by donation.  Refreshments.

 

 

 

 

 

Finnish Canadian Documentary Film

A screening of the documentary film
From the Front to the West Coast:
The Recollections of the Finnish War Veterans in Vancouver

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
This is an emotive documentary directed and produced in British Columbia about Finnish World War II Veterans. The veterans tell their stories revealing history through personal experience: why and how they fought; the personal consequences, as well as the consequences to the country as a whole; tragedy and hope. The archival footage is fascinating. The captivating stories depict the significance of home during childhood and youth. It also tells the story of how and why they left Finland after the war to start a new life in Canada. Even though the topic is war, humour has not been forgotten.
See www.leenakelly.com for info.

Come and meet the film makers. 66 minutes in Finnish with English subtitles. Admission by donation

Read more on our  poster

Finnish Canadian Documentary Film

A screening of the documentary film
From the Front to the West Coast:
The Recollections of the Finnish War Veterans in Vancouver

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre

January 23 militaria

Come early! Brian Kvist with assistance from Paul Juoksu will have a Display of Finnish Militaria
including full uniforms, weaponry and original documents.

This is an emotive documentary directed and produced in British Columbia about Finnish World War II Veterans. The veterans tell their stories revealing history through personal experience: why and how they fought; the personal consequences, as well as the consequences to the country as a whole; tragedy and hope. The archival footage is fascinating. The captivating stories depict the significance of home during childhood and youth. It also tells the story of how and why they left Finland after the war to start a new life in Canada. Even though the topic is war, humour has not been forgotten.
See www.leenakelly.com for info.

Come and meet director Satu Bell. 66 minutes in Finnish with English subtitles. Admission by donation

Read more on our poster