The Central Park Five

June 25, 2014
Doors: 7:00 pm, Show Time: 7:30 pm
Djavad Mowafaghian Theatre, SFU Woodward’s Location: 149 West Hastings

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.

A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.

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Lookout Emergency Aid Society provides housing to the shelterless and connection to services in the community support, supervision, direction and aid to anyone whose needs are not addressed by others safe surroundings.

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Reel Causes partners with filmmakers and Canadian causes dedicated to addressing global social justice issues. We host film screenings followed by a Q&A session to educate and inspire our community, and provide a forum for authentic conversation around the issues that affect us locally.

City of Vancouver
SFU Woodwards
BC Arts Council