Inter Pares presents the Ottawa premiere of Seven: a documentary play

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Seven: a documentary play
Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 6pm
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
299 Montreal Road, Vanier, Ottawa

Ottawa-based social justice organization Inter Pares presents a staged reading of Seven: a documentary play for one night only on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. The play intertwines seven true stories told by women’s rights activists from Russia, Cambodia, Guatemala, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan and Northern Ireland.

Directed by 2017 Femmy Award winner Jessica Ruano, the play will be read by Maha Babeker, Dillon Black, Chelby Daigle, Adrian Harewood, Lesley Parlane, May Telmissany, and Rebecca Wolsak. The reading will be preceded by the presentation of the Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award to a Canadian organization whose work has had a positive and innovative impact on women’s rights, and will be followed by a facilitated discussion with Inter Pares.

6 pm Reception with light refreshments
7 pm Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award
Seven : a documentary play
Facilitated discussion with Inter Pares

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Simultaneous English and French interpretation will be provided. This event is wheelchair-accessible through the Health Centre entrance.

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