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Ce silence qui tue: Indigenous Film Series

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

 

About the series

This Fall, the Ottawa Public Library is proud to present an Indigenous Film series in partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Ottawa Art gallery. The three events start at 7 pm at the Alma Duncan Salon of the Ottawa Art Gallery and will all be followed by a discussion led by members of the Indigenous community.

Presented by the Ottawa Public Library in partnership with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Ottawa Art gallery.

The Ottawa Public Library is pleased to thank the Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association (FOPLA), for their generous sponsorship of the event.

FOPLA/AABPO