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Hot Docs at the Canadian War Museum 2020 Screenings

The Canadian War Museum has partnered with Hot Docs to present cutting-edge films from across Canada and around the world. Each screening will be followed by a moderated discussion and Q&A with a special guest, exploring the film’s themes.

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February 6, 7:00 PM
A KANDAHAR AWAY
D: Aisha Jamal | Canada | 83 min
When a family originally from Kandahar, Afghanistan, buys land in the tiny hamlet of Kandahar, Saskatchewan, their journey to consider the potential of the Prairies reveals a generational divide and clashing ideas on what it means to be Canadian.
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February 20, 7:00 PM
PROPAGANDA: THE ART OF SELLING LIES
D: Larry Weinstein | Canada, Germany | 90 min
Artists Kent Monkman, Shepard Fairey and Ai Weiwei highlight this cautionary tale about the power of persuasion. As the roots of indoctrination are traced from cave drawings through to presidential tweets, potent lies have never been better disguised.
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March 5, 7:00 PM
FOR SAMA
D: Edward Watts, Waad al-Kateab | UK, USA | 94 min
Through tender video diaries, a young Syrian mother creates a time capsule for her baby daughter during the last days of the battle for Aleppo, capturing the enduring love of family in the most devastating of circumstances.
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