Film screening and panel about police violence and systemic racism

UNB’s Department of Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice
program present No Visible Trauma on Friday, March 24 at 4:00pm at
Tilley Hall, Room 102, UNB.

The documentary screening will be  followed by a panel discussion and
Q&A. Moderator: Anthony Truong Swan and panelists Marc Serpa
Francoeur, Robinder Uppal, Chad Haggerty and Asaf Rashid. See the
attached poster.

About the film

Directed by Marc Serpa Francoeur and Robinder Uppal
2020  ·  1h38m  ·  Canada

In the midst of a global uprising against police violence and systemic
racism, No Visible Trauma / Above the Law examines a deeply troubled
police department and reveals the devastating consequences of
unchecked police brutality. Despite its relatively low crime rates,
recent years have seen the Calgary Police Service shoot and kill more
people than officers in any other Canadian city, and more than either
the New York or Chicago police departments in 2018.

Five years in the making, the film unravels the intertwined stories of
three individuals who were the victims of extreme violence at the
hands of police officers. From the kidnapping and beating of a young
immigrant from Ghana, to the fatal shooting of an unarmed man during a
“wellness check”, the film exposes a criminal justice system that
fails to hold police officers accountable for their actions.

Film’s website:

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