Daytime Documentaries (Downtown Branch)

Ongoing program held the second Wednesday of each month.

2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Waskasoo/Kiwanis Meeting Room

View and discuss popular documentary films. For more information, contact Adult Services at 403-346-4576 ext. 1500

September 13: The Eagle Huntress: Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.

October 18 (one week later than usual due to book sale): (Dis)honesty: the truth about lies: From ticket-fixing in police departments to test-score scandals in schools, from elected leaders' extramarital affairs to financial schemes undermining the economy, dishonesty seems to be a ubiquitous part of the news. But it's not just true in the headlines - we ALL cheat.

November 8: The First Monday in May: Follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton. The film also covers the creation of the Met Gala, headed by Anna Wintour of Vogue Magazine, which raised funding for the Costume Institute.