Author Graeme Truelove will be speaking in Ottawa (November 2, click here for details) and Toronto (November 16, click here for details) at book launches for his new work "Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North", published by Nightwood Editions.
TEDxToronto is almost completely sold out, but some of the conference will be live-streamed on October 26 at the Polycultural and Immigrant Community Services in Mississauga from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (register online here) and at the North York Community House from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Toronto (register online here).
Over the course of the film Walaa shines as an eloquent and brave young woman, determined to fight for her ideals. It is incredible to watch her grow and evolve, which the film conveys beautifully in contemplative close-ups ....it is refreshing to see a film that portrays such a proud, resilient, young Palestinian woman. You will remember Walaa. - Amy Siegel, POV