INTERNATIONAL SCREENING @ WOLF PERFORMANCE HALL
Newborn (Short Film, 6 minutes)
Winner of the Best Canadian Short Film at Kingston Canadian Film Festival.
The naming of a newborn reveals challenges in crossing borders in our modern world.
SWO Connection: Director Ray Savaya is from Windsor.
On Her Shoulders (Feature Documentary, 1 hour 35 minutes)
2018 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECIPIENT Nadia Murad, a 23 year old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.
SWO Connection: London has Canada’s largest Yazidi population and a part of the documentary was filmed here.