Premières ‘Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr’

The film Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr will have its première in the next cities at the following dates:

  • Vancouver on January  10 @ Pacific Cinematheque. Link to event and tickets;
  • Edmonton on January 22 @ Metro Theatre;
  • Calgary on February 04 @ Globe theatre;
  • Montreal on January 08 @ PHI Centre;
  • Halifax on May 02 @ Public Library.

Montreal 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

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