YFS Past Screenings & Events
This screening took place on
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre
Over four decades after the infamous Sir George Williams Riot, Ninth Floor reopens the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations and one of the most contested episodes in the nation’s history. Making an audacious foray into non-fiction, writer and director Mina Shum (Double Happiness, Drive, She Said) engages the original protagonists in a compassionate cinematic exercise of reckoning and redemption.
Producer Selwyn Jacob in attendance.
- Directed by Mina Shum
- 2015, Québec
- 81 minutes
Screening sponsor: Yukon Human Rights Commission