Movies often provide us with a chance to look at society and the realities of life in a new way. Join us for a film screening and a lively exploration of current and timely topics of concern. This program is funded by the Building Safe Communities Through Inclusive Learning Project. 6:30 pm in the Stanley Milner Theatre (basement). Free. Thursday, Sep 13,6:30 pm Double Feature: Through a Blue Lens AND Flipping the World: Drugs Through a Blue Lens Through a Blue Lens: Constable Al Arsenault, along with six other policemen, document the people on their beat to create a powerful film about drug abuse. This group of officers developed a unique relationship with addicts in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. In this documentary, drug addicts talk openly about how they got to the streets and send a powerful message of caution to others about the dangers of drug abuse. Not rated. (1999/52 minutes) Flipping the World: Drugs Through a Blue Lens: Inspired by the hit documentary Through a Blue Lens, Flipping the World is an honest look at the world of youth and drug addiction as told by those who have been there.
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Oct 11, 2012 06:30 PM: Up for Discussion: a film series at Stanley A. Milner Library