Salt + Light Announces the Cross-Canada Premiere Screenings of the Documentary Film “A New Leaf”

Salt + Light announces the cross-Canada premiere screenings of the documentary film A New Leaf.
 
 
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Feb. 21, 2013 - PRLog -- TORONTO – Salt + Light announces the cross-Canada premiere screenings of the documentary film A New Leaf.

In the summer of 2012, a food crisis struck West Africa in a region called the Sahel. Salt + Light Television’s Kris Dmytrenko travelled to Niger to learn about the crisis. Why was it happening? What were Nigeriens doing about it? And how was the world trying to help? Dmytrenko witnessed the efforts of Caritas Niger, a Catholic development organization endorsed by the local bishops. Their projects were supported by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Development and Peace will be hosting a series of free premiere screenings across Canada. After the film, there will be a panel discussion about the documentary, food security, and development issues in the Sahel region of West Africa. The panel will feature special guest Father Isidore Ouedraogo, Executive Secretary of Caritas Burkina Faso.

Ottawa
Monday February 25, 2013 - 7:30pm
Saint Paul University
223 Main Street

Toronto
February 28, 2013 - 7:30pm
Innis Hall
2 Sussex Ave

Winnipeg
March 1, 2013 - 8:00pm
Booth University College Theatre
447 Webb Place

Vancouver
March 2, 2013 - 7:30pm
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Rd

Victoria
March 3, 2013 - 7:30pm
The Vic Theatre
808 Douglas Street

Please RSVP to anewleaf@devp.org (mailto:anewleaf@devp.org?subject=Screening%20RSVP) or 1-888-234-8533

For more information please visit www.saltandlighttv.org/anewleaf

About Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation:
Born on the wings of World Youth Day, Salt + Light harnesses the energy, zeal and idealism of youthful communicators to help identify, produce and share stories of hope and the teachings of the Church with the world. For more information visit saltandlighttv.org.

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