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Ninth Floor

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

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