Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Toronto Public Library - S. Walter Stewart Branch, 170 Memorial Park Avenue Toronto, Ontario  
Nov 10, 2017 | 2:00 pm

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993 | 1 h 59 min), by Alanis Obomsawin

On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. Director Alanis Obomsawin spent 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army. This powerful documentary takes you right into the action of an age-old Aboriginal struggle. The result is a portrait of the people behind the barricades.

In partnership with CCUNESCO. More information here.

Loading Map....