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Friday Night Virtual Film Series: Hooligan Sparrow

April 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm


The Greenwich International Film Festival is right around the corner and it’s a very special opportunity to experience 29 films from 8 countries.  Use our unique link below to purchase a virtual pass and 20% of your ticket purchase will come back to New Canaan Library to support our digital and in-house movie library, programming and adult & children’s collections.

Virtual Ticket passes are $175*– 24 hour access May 1 – May 3, 2020.

*$100 exclusively for Health Care Workers, Seniors, Students, Military, First Responders

Purchase your Ticket HERE

Leading up to the Festival, New Canaan Library cardholders can watch 2019 GIFF award-winning documentary, Hooligan Sparrow, on Kanopy. Hooligan Sparrows is the story of activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a Hooligan Sparrow) and her band of colleagues travel to Hainan Province in southern China to protest the case of six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal.

How to Watch on Kanopy

On a personal device: Navigate to our Digital Library, click on Kanopy, and read the instructions for how to get started on any device. If you are a first-time Kanopy user, the platform will require your library barcode number, email address, and creation of a password.

On a smart TV: Learn how to download the Kanopy app onto any smart TV HERE>>

Need tech help? Email Digital Services librarian, Kayla Del Biondo, at [email protected]


April 17, 2020
6:30 pm
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