To Light a Candle by Maziar Bahari – Special Screening in Cornwall Ontario FEB 28, 2015

To Light a Candle by Maziar Bahari – Special Screening in Cornwall Ontario FEB 28, 2015

to-light-a-candle-promo2WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING IN OVER 85 LOCATIONS ACROSS CANADA OF A DOCUMENTARY BY MAZIAR BAHARI, THE REAL-LIFE SUBJECT OF JON STEWART’S FORTHCOMING FILM ROSEWATER

The Iranian government tries to stop the members of its largest non-Muslim faith community (the Baha’is) from teaching and studying at university. But they do teach and they do study in an underground university whose students have been accepted in over 100 institutions of higher learning around the world, including many in Canada.

When: February 28, 2 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Program Rooms 1 & 2, Cornwall Public Library, 45 Second Street East

The screening will be complemented by participatory discussion and some first-hand testimony with input from three local professionals (lawyer Bernadette Clement, journalist Hugo Rodrigues and educator Paula Wheeler). The discussion will be moderated by Bernadette Clement.

(video below of Maziar Bahari & Jon Stewart on Censorship in Iran)

Note: Since seating is limited and on a “first come, first served” basis, please call Jane or Neil Macmillan at 613-938-3875 to reserve places.

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