Ce silence qui tue, Indigenous Film Series

Ce silence qui tue, Indigenous Film Series

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

This Fall, the Ottawa Public Library is proud to be part of the reconciliation movement in Canada and to create a bigger voice to Indigenous people. Indeed, a new Indigenous Film series is coming to OPL in partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Ottawa Art gallery! The three events are starting at 7 pm at the Alma Duncan Hall of the Ottawa Art Gallery and will all be followed by a discussion leaded by Indigenous spokespeople and panelists.

About the movie

According to a 2014 RCMP report, close to 1200 Indigenous women are missing or murdered in Canada. Many believe that even then, the number was greatly underestimated. Today the situation has become increasingly more alarming. Why is an Indigenous woman at higher risk than any other Canadian citizen?

How can this situation persist in a country like Canada, which strives to be a model for human rights?

Sex workers, victims of domestic violence, activists, the loved-ones of missing or murdered women, men as well as women all bear witness to this troubling reality, and cry out from the heart to protest this quiet killing…

Followed by a discussion in French

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/inscription-ce-silence-qui-tue-projections-d...