Know Your Rights! New public education film to premiere at the York Woods Library Theatre
A new informative (and free!) movie, called Know Your Rights, premieres this Friday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the York Woods Library Theatre (1785 Finch Ave. W.). The film, which aims to inform community members about their rights during interactions with police, is co-produced by Paul Nguyen and Phanath Im of Jane-Finch.com. Here's what they have to say on their website:
Know Your Rights is a public legal education film that aims to provide people, and particularly youth from Jane-Finch, with: basic information about their rights when dealing with police; an understanding of powers of arrest, detention and search; strategies to deal with various situations relating to police contact; and an understanding of the recourse available when someone experiences an abuse of police power.Food and refreshments will be served at 7 p.m., screening at 7:30 p.m., followed by Q&A.Free admission, free parking available onsite.
Check out the Know Your Rights trailer, which is available at Jane-Finch.com and on YouTube:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7iV2GpxkQs&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xd0d0d0&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&fs=1]