Golden: Ageism Awareness Film and Discussion

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Golden: Ageism Awareness Film and Discussion

Age-Friendly Communities across Alberta present Golden: Ageism Awareness Film and Discussion.

Golden is a 2021 documentary about the phenomenon of ageism in Canadian society and the activists working to bring it to an end. Among them — Margaret Gillis, who is working to bring about a UN convention on the rights of older persons; the activist and writer Julia Moulden, whose focus is ageism in the workplace; Dr. Samir Sinha from Mt Sinai in Toronto, who is working on ageism in the health care system; and Laura Tamblyn Watts, who is our voice about ageism in media. There is also a handful of first-person narratives in the film, anecdotes from people who have experienced ageism in their lives directly. Golden: The End of Ageism explores this new frontier in civil rights.

Date: March 9, 2023
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Location: Cambridge Manor, 253 Smith St. NW
Film and Discussion: Includes light refreshments, the film screening and a facilitated discussion. Audience input will inform local and provincial initiatives to redress systemic ageism.

Register: Registration is required, free to attend. This event is in person (masking required until seated) or can be viewed online. Links will be sent for virtual attendance once you have registered.

For more information and to register, visit showpass.com.

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Golden explores ageism in Canadian society | Photo: Courtesy of THIRD ACTion Film Festival
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