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‘Polytechnique’ screening — National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building


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For the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec. 6, 2023, the Evans Theatre at Brandon University will host a ceremony and viewing of the film ‘Polytechnique’ (77 min. 14A) starting at 4:15 p.m.

There will also be a performance by the Brandon University Chorale, directed by Dr. Andrée Dagenais.

  • Open to the public
  • Free admission
  • Donations accepted for the Women’s Resource Centre.
  • English-language subtitles will enabled.

BU’s Status of Women Review Committee is organizing this event in recognition of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. This global campaign runs every year from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day. The Government of Canada’s theme for the campaign in 2023 is Listen. Learn. Act.

Many may find this time of year to be traumatic or triggering. Students can book an appointment with personal counsellors by calling 204-727-9737 or visiting BrandonU.ca/personal-counselling for more options and resources.

Staff and faculty have access to support through Homewood Health at 1-800-663-1142 or at Homeweb.ca.

This film has a content warning for violence or discussion of violence.

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Wednesday, December 6th, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Status of Women Review Committee


Evans Theatre, McKenzie Building
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9