Never Come Back: Documentary film screening and panel discussion

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 22:30 to Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 01:30

Please join us for our first screening of the year, the locally-produced documentary on Roma refugees, Never Come Back by Karl Nerenberg. Following the screening, a panel discussion on Canada's Refugee Policy vis à vis the Roma will take place, featuring guest speakers Peter Showler, former chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Jack Jedwab, head of the Association for Canadian Studies and associate producer of the documentary, and Karl Nerenberg, the filmmaker.

Although the focus of the film is a year in the life of the Roma community in Canada ( in Toronto and Hamilton) we also travelled to Hungary and the Czech Republic to examine with our own and our own camera's eyes the actual situation of the Roma in those countries. Very few Canadian journalists have made that trip to form their own judgement of the human rights situation of the Roma who are fleeing their countries for Canada.
-- filmmaker Karl Nerenberg

Library and Archives Auditorium
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa , ON
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Ontario CA

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