HRW Film Festival, Film Screening- "We Can't Make the Same Mistake Twice"

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 14:00
TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West


Director: Alanis Obomsawin | 2016 | 163min.

In 2007, the Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations filed a landmark discrimination complaint against Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada. The veteran director Alanis Obomsawin’s We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice documents this epic court challenge, giving voice to the tenacious child-care workers at its epicenter.

Special post-screening conversation with film director, Alanis Obomsawin.

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Fourteenth Annual Toronto Film Festival: A Co-Presentation between Human Rights Watch Canada and TIFF.  Please see Film Festival Poster here (pdf).