Chan Centre Connects

Film Screening: Journey to Justice

Thu February 13 2020 7pm
The Cinematheque (1131 Howe Street)

Tickets on sale August 2019

Presented by the Chan Centre in partnership with The Cinematheque

This powerful documentary tells the story of six unsung heroes of the Canadian civil rights movement, among them Viola Desmond and Fred Christie. Across two decades from the 1930s to the 1950s, these brave and pioneering activists risked so much in order to secure justice for all. The film will be preceded by a short introductory talk.

Directed by Roger McTair, 2000, 47 min.

 

Cinematheque Film Screenings: This film is part of Chan Centre Connects, and is one of five music-inspired films that have been curated to accompany Chan Centre Presents performances. This film accompanies the Feb 29 performance of We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Thu February 13 2020 7pm
The Cinematheque (1131 Howe Street)

Tickets on sale August 2019