Saturday, February 18th we will be continuing with the Black History month theme with the historical drama “Freedom Riders,” about interracial groups who challenged racial segregation in the American South by using civil disobedience, sitting on buses where they were not allowed.
Next Week at Cinema Academica:
February 25th we will be changing gears, and talking about ‘what is really going on in Syria,’ with some critiques of different media representations of what is going on politically vs the story the media is telling us.
Cinema Academica an independent student film club hosting film screenings during the academic year at the University of Ottawa on various social, political and economic issues in order to increase social consciousness and encourage activism in the community. All films are completely free of charge. All films are followed by discussion.
Parking: There is limited metered parking on campus on Séraphin-Marion (the continuation of Wilbrod west of Cumberland) and in the adjacent lot east of Tabaret Hall, and also on Louis Pasteur, between MacDonald Hall and Gendron Hall. The meters are enforced 24/7. There is also a pay-and-display lot beside Simard Hall. The best bet is on nearby streets in Sandy Hill, e.g., Henderson, where there are signs for 2 or 3 hour parking up to 7:00 p.m., unrestricted after 7:00.