National Canadian Film Day

Celebrate Canadian cinema by attending the screening of films from the BC Archives and be part of a massive one-day coast-to-coast-to-coast film festival.

Qualicum by the Sea (1949) – 8 min
Government of British Columbia Travel Bureau travelogue. Revisit the scenic and recreational attractions of the Qualicum Beach area circa 1949.

Our Home Town – 12 min
A fun tourism and promotional film featuring the annual soap box derby in Mission, BC.

Canadian Salmon (1938) – 14 min
A short film about British Columbia's salmon fishing industry. Includes footage of sport fishing, salmon runs, fleet of gillnetters at work off the coast, cannery operations and more.

Triangle Island – 18 min
Made by the then Provincial Museum of British Columbia, this film documents a collecting trip to Triangle Island in 1949.

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