Summary: Faculty of Social Work
ED Building Room 464
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Wednesday April 1, 2009
Screening Room C
Education Building Room 137
University of Regina
12:00 noon -12:50 p.m.
16 people, 4 vehicles, 3 provinces, 2 cameras, 1 goal.......Free Our People!
Released in 2008 by People First, the Freedom Tour follows a group of advocates
as they travel across the Canadian prairies collecting personal stories from people
with intellectual disabilities who have been institutionalized. The documentary
portrays a demanding and emotional journey as the survivors of institutions and
others speak out about the struggle for freedom from warehousing.
"An institution is any place in which people who have been labeled as