Films and Facts: The Genetic Revolution
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.
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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Saturday, February 15th
(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