Synopsis

Join REACH Edmonton for a screening of three impactful short documentaries by local organizations countering discrimination in Edmonton! After the screening, engage with a filmmakers panel facilitated by Omar Mouallem, an award-winning journalist, documentarist, and author, known for his film The Lebanese Burger Mafia and more.

Films:

ALBERTA: GROWING UP BLACK
In 1905, many African Americans immigrated to Alberta from a post-slavery United States. Hear descendents tell about their ancestors as well as their own modern-day experiences.

BREAK THE HATE
Follow a youth-led initiative in Edmonton that aims to evaluate and combat online hate.

TO BE HEARD
What happens when you report a hate crime or incident in Edmonton? Follow four individuals’ stories about navigating their local systems.