Thursday, November 24, 2011

Reel Awareness Film Festival, Nov 24-27

Starting tonight, Amnesty International Toronto presents the 6th annual Reel Awareness Film Festival - the Amnesty International Toronto Human Rights Film Festival. After a reception, tonight's opening night screening will be of Michael Collins' Give Up Tomorrow. It examines the case of Paco Larranaga, who was accused of killing two Chinese-Filipino sisters in the Philippines.

Other films being screening include Prosecutor by Barry Stevens, about the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo; Ali Samadi Ahadi's The Green Wave about the 2009 Iran election; and Anne Gyrithe Bonne's The Lady of No Fear about Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Aung San Suu Kyi.

Q&As will take place each screening with special guests. There will also be panel discussions and other activities.

Admission is Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC) at the door, with a suggested donation of $5.00.

All screenings takes place at the National Film Board Cinema at 150 John Street at the North West corner of Richmond and John.


Reel Awareness Film Festival schedule

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

6:00 PM
Opening Night Reception

7:30 PM
Give Up Tomorrow

Friday, November 25th, 2011

7:30 PM
Oil on Lubicon Land / Bhopali

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

2:00 PM

4:00 PM
Chechnya: Who Killed Natasha?

6:15 PM
The Price of Sex

8:00 PM
The Green Wave

Sunday, November 27st, 2011

3:30 PM

6:00 PM
Lady of No Fear

7:30 PM
Call + Response

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