Oct
03

Date: Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Time: 7:00PM - 9:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

Add to CalendarPublic Screening of the Award Winning Documentary "The Stairs"10/03/2017 07:00 PM10/03/2017 09:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/Vancouver"The Stairs" documentary follows current and past drug users in Toronto's Regent Park. The documentary won best Canadian film from the Toronto Films Critics Association in 2016. Free public screening Tuesday Oct 3rd 7pm VIU Theatre, Bldg. 310. Director Hugh Gibson will address the audience and answer questions. Made over five years, the film is being hailed for its humanistic, real, and non-judgmental treatment of addiction. Its release is timely given discussions about harm reduction policies and programs in our community. Sponsored by the VIU Faculty of Social Sciences, the VIUFA Human Rights & International Solidarity Committee, and the Criminology and Sociology Departments. For more info, see http://www.thestairsdoc.com or contact Laura.Suski@viu.ca. Watch the Official Trailer Here: https://vimeo.com/184036086 false

"The Stairs" documentary follows current and past drug users in Toronto's Regent Park. The documentary won best Canadian film from the Toronto Films Critics Association in 2016.

Free public screening Tuesday Oct 3rd 7pm VIU Theatre, Bldg. 310.
Director Hugh Gibson will address the audience and answer questions.

Made over five years, the film is being hailed for its humanistic, real, and non-judgmental treatment of addiction. Its release is timely given discussions about harm reduction policies and programs in our community.

Sponsored by the VIU Faculty of Social Sciences, the VIUFA Human Rights & International Solidarity Committee, and the Criminology and Sociology Departments.

For more info, see http://www.thestairsdoc.com or contact Laura.Suski@viu.ca.

Watch the Official Trailer Here: https://vimeo.com/184036086

Contact Name:
Laura Suski
Contact Email:
laura.suski@viu.ca

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