The film Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr will have its premiere in the next cities on the following dates:
- Amsterdam – premiere on November 22 @ Tuschinski – Movies that Matter day: Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr with Extended Q&A;
- Vancouver on January 08 @ Pacific Cinematheque;
- Edmonton on January 22 @ Metro Theatre;
- Calgary on February 4 @ Globe theatre;
- Montreal on January 08 @ PHI Centre;
- Halifax on May 02 @ Public Library.
RIDM Review – Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr – The fine Canadian documentary Guantanamo’s Child Omar Khadr is many things at once – chilling, heartbreaking and heartwarming; a record of shameful behaviour but also one of kindness and dedication; and a testimony to the resilience of the human body and spirit.
Omar Khadr was only 15 years old when he was gravely injured in a firefight in Aghanistan in 2002. That made him a child soldier by definition, though it did not save him from being accused of murder and being imprisoned for 12 years. Read more…
Trailer – Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr