Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars

The Screening Room
120 Princess Street • Kingston, ON

Doors: 11:45AM | Show Starts: 12:30PM
All Ages

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This screening is now sold out. 

However, we are showing a repeat on Sunday March 3, 7pm, Baby Grand Theatre.  Please consider attending at this day/time!


Director: Rob Lindsay

English, TBD, Rating Not Available

Roger Caron was 39 the year he made the transition from bank robber to celebrated author. By then, the Cornwall native had spent 23 years in Canada’s jails, including several stints in KP. Yet rather than break him, Caron’s experiences inside the country’s roughest prisons became his means of transforming himself into a literary star. Named after the memoir that won him a Governor General’s Award in 1978, GO-BOY! is a riveting account of Caron’s colorful life. Four years in the making, the film was a labour of love by director Rob Lindsay, who first read Caron’s book as a teenager in Kingston, where he could see the Pen from his bedroom window. Lindsay skillfully combines archival footage, his subject’s own words and new interviews with the people in Caron’s life, along with the insights of others who know what it’s like to be on either side of a cell door. The result is one of the most engaging docs you’ll see all year.

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The Screening Room
120 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

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Part of: 2019 Kingston Canadian Film Festival

February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019

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Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars

Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars will be at The Screening Room in Kingston, ON on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The doors open at 11:45AM, and the event will get underway around 12:30PM. Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars line-up includes Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars. The Screening Room is located at 120 Princess Street, Kingston, ON.

Cutoff for Online Ticket Sales is Saturday, March 2, 2019 12:44 pm EST unless the event sells out earlier.

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