Activism Documentary Series presents:
Hart House Debates Room
Sarah Polley, 2012
Tell is an inspired,
genre-twisting film by Oscar®-nominated director Sarah Polley, and produced by
Anita Lee for the NFB. Her playful investigation into the elusive truth buried
within the contradictions of a family of storytellers paints a profound
portrait of a complicated and deeply loving family.
*with a special short film celebrating Sarah’s work commissioned by the NFB
Q&A to follow the film with
a University of Toronto Professor in the Department of English. She specializes
in contemporary Canadian literature. Her recent research focuses on the
intersection between narrative and pathological modes of forgetting associated
with trauma, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at
OISE/University of Toronto. Her research interests include professional
learning and life-long learning, and focus on narrative, arts-based, holistic
approaches to research and pedagogy in higher education.
memoir and personal essay teacher at Ryerson University and the University of
Toronto. When she is not teaching, Beth also works from home as a writing
coach, editor and writer.
National Film Board of Canada
programming that engages the mind, awakens the spirit and acts as an incubator
of thoughtful exchange, and a call to action for the curious and the concerned.
documentary we screen is an exploration of the complex relationship between
social justice, spirit and activism. This semester’s screenings follow our
model of showing award-winning documentaries that represent a diverse landscape
spanning local, national, and global issues of social justice, and giving
audiences the opportunity to engage the filmmakers and activists involved.
register for FREE tickets at www.consciousactivism.eventbrite.ca
Fall and Winter directed by Matt Anderson
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