FRI OCT 14, 2016
Partners: Stuart Knight
Motivational speaker and entrepreneur, Stuart Knight, hosts a night of Powerful Conversation inspired by Reelworld films. Watch our favourite shorts and unpack tough issues like police violence, climate change and war with the man who encourages audiences to “boycott what you thought.” Get watching and get rethinking during this critical Reelworld night!
FEATURED SHORT FILMS
Director: Madeleine Co.
In this intimate and interactive documentary project, children and adults sit down to discuss one of the most pressing issues of our time: climate change. Created by Toronto-based art collective Madeleine Co. in collaboration with the Ryerson Image Centre, this film raises questions about our hopes and fears for the earth’s future through the poignant and sometimes jarring perspective of kids.
Director: Jonathan Balazs
A short animated film based on the true case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in crisis. This film raises difficult questions about police use of force and police involvement with the mentally ill.