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Custody

Cinema

Custody
11-24-2022 7:30 pm
Spadina Theatre Free

Event Description

Custody, 2017 

Film director: Xavier Legrand 

Genre: drama

Length: 1h33

Miriam and Antoine Besson have divorced, and Miriam is seeking sole custody of their son Julien to protect him from a father she claims is violent. Antoine pleads his case as a scorned dad whose children have been turned against him by their vindictive mother. Unsure who is telling the truth, the appointed judge rules in favor of joint custody. A hostage to the escalating conflict between his parents, Julien is pushed to the edge to prevent the worst from happening.

In French with English subtitles

The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion, organized in partnership with the association Oasis Centre des Femmes, on the subject of violence against women.
Speakers:

  • Viviane Kone, Lawyer at the CFGT legal clinic
  • Nawel Bentobbal, Counseling Interventionist, Oasis Centre des femmes
  • Two female survivors who agreed to testify
  • A male ally

 

Rules:

  • Buy/Book your tickets/RSVP online. No box office on-site!
  • Doors will open only 20 minutes before the event.
  • Doors will be closed 10 minutes after the beginning of the event.
  • Don't bring food and beverages.
  • Enjoy the event!
  • Entrance and exit on Lowther Avenue (theatre door).

 Merci and see you soon!

 

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Event Information

Event Date 11-24-2022 7:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Location Spadina Theatre
Categories Cinema

Venue Information - Spadina Theatre

Created by Hariri Pontarini Architects, the Alliance Française Toronto theatre opened in the spring of 2014. Since then, more than 200 artists and events have been held there all year long, within a warm and intimate atmosphere. This 147-seat auditorium invites you to join us for musical performances of all genres, as well as film screenings, lectures, and stage plays.

Entrance to the theatre is on Lowther Avenue. The doors open 20 minutes prior to the beginning of each event.

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Coat Check

Coat check is located in the basement of the Spadina Theatre and is available at no charge for every event. Alliance Française is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Wheelchair Access

A number of seats have been specifically set aside for people in wheelchairs or for those with disabilities. They are available upon request. Please inform the Alliance Française team upon arriving to the event. Washrooms are accessible.

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