International Women's Month - SASA! A Film About Women & Violence, shown at the Central Library
International Women

Sasa! is a Kiswahili word, meaning now! It is a call to action – Now is the time to make the connection between violence against women and HIV/AIDS.

This 30-minute documentary film tells two women’s personal stories of violence and HIV/AIDS.

Join award-winning documentary filmmaker, Chanda Chevannes, for this screening and discussion focusing on women, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Chanda Chevannes, the film’s co-producer and director, will be present after the screening to discuss the measurable impacts SASA! has had on communities in sub-Saharan Africa. Chanda is a filmmaker with a Toronto-based production company - The People’s Picture Company - and strives to create work that encourages discussion and inspires change. She has a deep interest in using film for public education

Admission is free, but space is limited.

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This is not suitable for children