Films and Facts: The Genetic Revolution

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Join Canadian Friends Service Committee for a night of film and discussion.

Thursday, February 6th

The Genetic Revolution

Technologies like CRISPR are making it possible to quickly and cheaply change the DNA of all living things, including humans. Genes can be edited almost as easily as words on a computer screen.

Followed by a discussion with CFSC’s Peace Program Coordinator, Matthew Legge


60 Lowther Ave. Toronto, ON




Free and open to the public.
All Welcome

Please be advised that the contents of these films may be upsetting to some viewers. It is not recommended that children attend.

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Snacks provided

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Saturday, February 15th

Sgaawaay K’uuna

(Edge of the Knife)

Inspired by the Gaagiixiid/ Gaagiid wildman of Haida mythology, the film charts
a simple narrative about a reckless uncle who can’t bear the guilt of having unwittingly led a beloved nephew to his demise

Followed by a discussion with CFSC’s Indigenous Rights Program Coordinator, Jennifer Preston

Thursday, February 20th


A microcosm for a worldwide crisis, the film chronicles the women’s journeys as they navigate the world inside and outside prison walls, joining advocates and politicians

in questioning the ideas of punishment and prison.

Followed by a discussion with CFSC’s Criminal Justice Program Coordinator, Nancy Russell

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