Details: In her first feature-length documentary, director Mina Shum takes a penetrating look at the Sir George Williams University riot of February 1969, when a protest against institutional racism snowballed into a 14-day student occupation at the Montreal university.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with U of T professors, and Rodney John, who was featured in the documentary.
When: Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 6:30–8:30 pm
Where: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue
Presented by Hart House Conscious Doc Series, the Cinema Studies Student Union and the Cinema Studies Institute
About the Conscious Activism Doc Series
Born of a desire to address injustice, each documentary we screen is an exploration of the complex relationship between social justice, spirit and activism. This semester’s screenings follow our model of showing award-winning documentaries that represent a diverse landscape spanning local, national, and global issues of social justice, and giving audiences the opportunity to engage the filmmakers and activists involved.