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Canada Committee News
This month, the Canada Committe welcomes Erna Paris.

Erna has accepted an invitation from Human Rights Watch to join the organization’s Canada Committee. Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.

2012 HRW Toronto Film Festival
The 9th Annual Human Rights Watch Toronto Film Festival runs from Wednesday, February 29 until Friday, March 9, 2011 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

This year’s festival will feature 9 oustanding feature and documentary films addressing a range of human rights issues including legal & illegal migration, political freedoms and modern slavery:

Feb. 29 – Special Flight (Dir. Fernand Melgar| Switzerland 2011)
Mar. 1 – Habibi (Dir. Susan Youssef| USA/Netherlands/
United Arab Emirates/Palestine 2011)
Mar. 2 – The Bully Project (Dir. Lee Hirsch | USA 2011)
Mar. 3 – Color of the Ocean (Dir. Maggie Peren | Germany 2011)
Mar. 4 – Burma Soldier (Dirs. Nic Dunlop, Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern | Ireland/USA 2010)
Mar. 5 – This Is My Land…Hebron (Dirs. Giulia Amati & Stephen Natanson| Israel/Italy 2010)
Mar. 6 – The Price of Sex (Dir. Mimi Chakarova| USA 2011)
Mar. 8 – Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (Dir. Pamela Yates | US 2011)
Mar. 9 – The Island President (Dir. Jon Shenk | USA 2011)

All films will screen at 8pm at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Visit for more information on Human Rights Watch’s worldwide film festivals

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