“The Stairs” Screening – Oct. 3

“The Stairs” Screening – Oct. 3

Poster for the film "The Stairs"

The Stairs documentary follows current and past drug users in Toronto’s Regent Park. Free public screening Tue Oct 3 7pm VIU Theatre 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 VIU Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty Association Human Rights & International Solidarity Committee, Criminology and Sociology Departments. The documentary won best Canadian film from the Toronto Films Critics Association in 2016.

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

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2017-09-22T11:52:32-07:00 September 22nd, 2017|Front Page, Human Rights & International Solidarity, Member News|