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Screening of ‘Unarmed Verses’ with Charles Officer

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


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Presented by Innis College and the Cinema Studies Institute

Screening of the Documentary Feature Unarmed Verses (2017) with Filmmaker Charles Officer

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

  • 7 pm (doors open at 6:50 pm)
  • Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave
  • Q&A with filmmaker CHARLES OFFICER and LIVE PERFORMANCES by film subjects to follow screening
  • Moderated by film critic RADHEYAN SIMONPILLAI (MA 2008 Cinema Studies Institute)
  • Registration required | Please complete the form below.
  • Contact or 416-978-1563 with any inquiries.


This feature documentary presents a thoughtful and vivid portrait of a community facing imposed relocation. At the centre of the story is a remarkably astute and luminous 12-year-old black girl whose poignant observations about life, the soul, and the power of art give voice to those rarely heard in society. Unarmed Verses is a cinematic rendering of our universal need for self-expression and belonging.




February 28, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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