MEDIA ADVISORY: Launch of the Second University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

The University of Ottawa and the Canadian Film Institute invite the media to the launch of the second edition of the University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival.

As a collaborative project between the uOttawa Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) and the Canadian Film Institute (CFI), this year's festival features six international documentaries and films highlighting compelling human rights issues focusing on mental health and women's rights.

The directors of the HRREC and the CFI will be present at the event and available for interviews. DVDs of each film and other information will be provided.

WHAT:  Launch of the secondUniversity of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival
WHERE: Fauteux Hall (Room 550), 57 Louis Pasteur Private, University of Ottawa | map
WHEN: Wednesday, September 24, 2014, noon

This year's University of Ottawa Human Rights Film Festival will be held from October 2 to October 5, 2014 at the Alumni Auditorium on the University of Ottawa campus. More information can be found at www.cdp-hrc.uottawa.ca and www.cfi-icf.ca.

Information for media:

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221 

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