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Alumni Events 2020

Oct 28
Digital Film Screening and Q&A - Happy Place

Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Happy Place Sheridan Alumni Film Screening
Enjoy a Sheridan Alumni movie night in the comfort of your own home!

"Welcome to the zoo," Samira (Clark Backo) is advised as she’s admitted to an in-patient care facility in the wake of a suicide attempt. As she slowly familiarizes herself with her fellow residents and their idiosyncratic traits – be it foul-mouthed Mildred (Mary Walsh), hyper-competitive Joyce (Sheila McCarthy) or highly vulnerable Nina (Liisa Repo-Martell) - a makeshift community takes shape. But if a sense of solace is ever to be achieved, Samira must face the demons that have left her with PTSD. Happy Place Movie Poster

In collaboration with our community partner Oakville Festivals of Film and Art (OFFA), the Sheridan Alumni office brings presents a virtual screening of Happy Place – a film about community, survival and, most of all, love.

Join us for a Q&A following the film with special guest, director Helen Shaver.

The link for the film and Q&A will be sent in your confirmation email. Sit back and relax and enjoy your movie night in your PJs!

Date: Oct. 28, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. (Screening) a moderated live Q&A will be available following the screening. 




Helen Shaver
Helen Shaver has build an enviable career both behind and in front of the camera. She has directing credits on popular series such as Westworld, Snowpiercer, Orphan Black, 13 Reasons Why, Vikings, Anne With an E, and Sneaky Pete. Helen has received multiple nominations and awards for directing and acting. In 2000, Helen’s television movie Summer’s End garnered multiple Emmy nominations, and won the Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Special.