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Film about residential school abuse screens at Cambrian College Sept. 30

Event takes place on Orange Shirt Day, an awareness day in support of residential school survivors

As part of Orange Shirt Day in support of residential school survivors, the Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Services at Cambrian College is presenting a public presentation of the film “We Were Children.”

This presentation is taking place Monday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. in the amphitheatre (room 2226), at Cambrian College’s main campus on Barrydowne Road.

The film shares the story of two children who experienced abuse during their time at residential schools.

Parking is free and there will be light refreshments.

There will be a Sharing/Healing Circle following the film.

A few notes: The film deals with mature subject matter and has disturbing content. Viewer discretion is advised and admittance is for people 18 years of age and older.

Orange Shirt Day is held every Sept. 30 in Canada to remember and honour Indigenous people who have experienced or been impacted by the residential school system in Canada.