The LIVE screening and panel will begin at 7PM EST. Please scroll down to the media player.
RE-SCHEDULED: Join us for a FREE Online screening of Farewell Regent, a documentary by local filmmaker Christene Browne, navigating the changes in Regent Park.
This event takes place online. The live stream will begin on this page at 7:00PM on Thursday, May 28th, 2020. You can submit your questions to the filmmaker and panelists at email@example.com, or Tweet us @RegentParkFilm with the hashtag #FarewellRegentOnline
Following the film, a panel discussion will explore the changes through a youth perspective.
Thursday, May 28th, 2020 | 7:00PM-9:15PM
The panel discussion will be moderated by Adnan Khan.
Adnan has written for Hazlitt, The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, The Awl, and others. His first novel is THERE HAS TO BE A KNIFE.
www.khanadnan.com / @whotookadnan
Mandeq Hassan is an actress, writer and filmmaker hailing from Regent Park. The Regent Park Project, in which she took part in writing and acting, has been screened at the Regent Park Film Festival and her documentary shorts have been screened at Daniels Spectrum.
Tony Le grew up in Regent Park his whole life and lives with his family there. He is currently involved as an actor and writer of The Regent Park Project, a web series conveying the stories of youth in the community and beyond.
Christene Browne is an award-winning filmmaker and novelist with over 30 years experience in the film and television industry. Her work which most often deals with marginalized communities has been sold and screened all over the world. Browne is the first Black woman to direct and write a dramatic feature film in Canada. She currently is working on her third novel, producing an animated documentary and teaching at Ryerson University. Browne lived in Regent from 1970 to 1985 and made her first documentaries there as part of the Regent Park Video Workshop in the 80’s.
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