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November 19th, 2019 Special Screenings

Screening + Debate - Rehabilitation or punishment ?

In Conviction, Canadian women inmates look for alternatives to the penitentiary. An immersive collective film that encourages the audience to give serious thought to the question of rehabilitation. A discussion with specialists will be led by the Société Elizabeth Fry du Québec.

Panelists
Nance Ackerman, Teresa MacInnes, Ariella Pahlke, filmmakers of Conviction
Aleksandra Zajko, Deputy Executive Director of the Société Elizabeth Fry du Québec

The discussion will be held in English

Presented in collaboration with The Société Elizabeth Fry du Québec

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Screening + debate - Speaking the unspeakable

Sans Frapper is a portrait of several women scarred by terrible experiences of sexual abuse. Through brilliant editing, the film questions the...

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