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.
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