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2012 Human Rights Film Festival

Posted on | March 21, 2012 | No Comments

‘March 21st Human Rights Film Festival’ Back For 2nd Year!

The Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties is please to introduce the 2nd annual “March 21st: Human Rights Film Festival”! This festival was developed in 2010 to increase public awareness of the work needed for the elimination of social inequality and racial discrimination. It highlights March 21 the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and showcases a film selection that addresses human rights issues. The festival is open to the public and all of the events are free. We invite everyone to attend, discuss and get connected with others in our community. For more detailed information check out the website!

Schedule of Events


  • Noon – “Building a Culture of Human Rights: A Panel Discussion on Human Rights Education”. (Millennium Library)
  • 7PM – Screening of “Eve and the Fire Horse”, followed by an interfaith panel discussion. (IMAX Theatre)


    • 9AM – Youth Program & Workshop (Millennium Library)
    • Noon – Short Film program (Millennium Library)
    • 7PM – Screening of “In the Name of the Family”; Q & A tO Follow (IMAX Theatre)
    • 9PM – Screening of “A Child’s Century of War”; Q & A tO Follow (IMAX Theatre)

      FRIDAY, MARCH 23

        • Noon – Screening of the short film “The Little Black School House” (Millennium Library)
        • 7PM – Screening of “You Don’t Like the Truth”; Q & A tO Follow (IMAX Theatre)
        • 9PM – Closing Night Reception, refreshments provided (IMAX Theatre)

        All Events are FREE, for more information check out the website.



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