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