WINNIPEG − This spring, the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties invites you to its First Annual March 21st: Human Rights Film Festival. During five days, members of the public will have the opportunity to discuss and learn more about human rights issues, including social inequality and racial discrimination.
The festival will start on March 21 − also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination − and feature several full-length and short films.
Monday, March 21, 2011 (6:30 p.m. at the Garrick Cinema)
Opening Night Reception: Province of Manitoba DVD launch: “My Home is Manitoba,” Diversity Awareness for Newcomers. Important aspects of Manitoba are highlighted in this film: the province’s multicultural heritage; Aboriginal and Métis communities; the benefits of cultural diversity; and the meaning and importance of equality, human rights and multiculturalism. Free event. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Cendrine Marrouat is a freelance writer/reviewer, blogger, published author and translator living in Canada. Official Website: http://www.cendrinemarrouat.com
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