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Democracy Night | Soirée de la Démocratie

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Cinema du Parc

3575 Avenue du Parc

Montréal, QC H2X 3P9

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The CSDC is happy to present its first edition of Democracy Night: films, debate and research on the state of democracy in Canada. The event will take place at the Cinéma du Parc from 6:30 to 9:00pm.

The event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL.

Schedule:

  • Welcome (Alexandre Sheldon)
  • 18:30 – 19:15 Screening of Documentaries (Moderator: CBC journalist Jonathan Montpetit)
    • Right on the Rise by Benjamin Aloi and Carlo Mole
    • Prête pas prête by Gabriella Quesnel-Olivo
  • 20:10 – 21:00 Reception

Summary of the Polidoc Screening

“Right on the Rise”, by Benjamin Aloi and Carlo Mole (McGill University)

  • Horrified by the 2017 Québec City mosque shooting, a university student sets out to learn more about Canada’s rising extremist groups.

“Prête pas prête”, by Gabriella Quesnel-Olivo (UQAM)

  • Québec, printemps 2018. Rosalia s’apprête à retrouver ses amies mexicaines autour d’un brunch mensuel. Soulevant des enjeux sociaux, éthiques, culturels et émotionnels, le documentaire explore l’expérience d’immigrantes qui sont venus à Québec par choix.

Our partners: Apathy Is Boring, CIVIX, Elections Canada, Emilie BG, Love Lux, Main Film, Rapide Blanc, SSHRC, Synopsis, RIDM, Samara, Inspire Democracy

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