TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The original screening of the documentary Clara's Big Ride, produced by Bob Culbert and Scott Harper, in association with Bell Media, and directed by acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Larry Weinstein, takes place January 27, the night before the 5th annual Bell Let's Talk Day, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Clara's Big Ride is a powerful documentary chronicling 6-time Olympic medalist and Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson Clara Hughes' epic 110-day bicycle journey to help build a Canada free of the stigma of mental illness.
|WHAT:|| Clara's Big Ride Documentary Screening
Photo Opportunity with Clara Hughes
|WHO:|| Clara Hughes, Bell Let's Talk national spokesperson
Larry Weinstein, Director, Clara's Big Ride
Michael Landsberg, Host TSN Off The Record, Bell Let's Talk spokesperson
|WHEN:|| Tuesday, January 27, 6:00-9:00 pm
- 6 pm Red Carpet, photo opp
- 7 pm Screening (snacks will be provided)
- 8 pm Reception (Malaparte Room, 6th floor)
|WHERE:|| TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1 (2nd floor)
350 King Street West, Toronto
All media must register in order to secure a ticket. Please do so by contacting Jason Laszlo at Jason.Laszlo@bell.ca.
Clara's Big Ride will premiere in primetime on Bell Let's Talk Day, Wednesday, January, 28. It will be available all day on CraveTV and CTV.ca, before airing at 7:00 pm ET/PT in super-simulcast on CTV and CTV Two and live-streamed on CTV GO.
Join the conversation on Bell Let's Talk Day
On January 28, for every text message, wireless and long distance call made by Bell Canada and Bell Aliant customers, every tweet using #BellLetsTalk, and every Facebook share of that day's Bell Let's Talk Day image at Facebook.com/BellLetsTalk, Bell will donate 5 cents more to Canadian mental health programs.
In 2014, Canadians answered the call with a total of 109,451,718 messages including texts, wireless and long distance calls, tweets and Facebook shares, meaning Bell added another $5,472,585,90 to its Bell Let's Talk funding commitment. Based on its original $50 million donation and the results of the last 4 Bell Let's Talk Days, Bell has now committed more than $67.5 million to Canadian mental health.
Bell's donations are made at no extra charge to Bell Let's Talk Day participants, though normal long distance or text charges, if any, apply.
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business customers with leading TV, Internet, wireless, home phone and business communications solutions. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out of home, and digital media. Bell is wholly-owned by Montréal's BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For more information, please visit Bell.ca.
SOURCE Bell Canada
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