National Council of Jewish Women of Canada Presents - NASRIN

Expired January 10, 2021 8:30 PM
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About this event

On Sunday, January 10th at 2pm EST, the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada and Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights are hosting an important film screening and panel discussion on a newly finished documentary titled, NASRIN. Tickets are $10 USD and include access to the feature film as well as the panel discussion afterward. Ticket sales directly benefit the two non-profit organizations hosting this screening and spreads the word about Nasrin and her work.

This timely and important webinar will begin with the film screening and will be followed by a discussion by distinguished speakers:


The Honourable Irwin Cotler – Chair of the RWCHR, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and recently named as Canada’s special envoy for Holocaust remembrance and the fight against anti-Semitism


Shaparak Shajarizadeh – an Iranian activist, now living in Canada, who worked to defend the human dignity and equal rights of women in Iran and was the recipient of the 2020 Morris Abram Award from UN Watch


Marcia Ross – producer of the film NASRIN

Jeff Kaufman – screenwriter, filmmaker, and director of the film NASRIN


Debbie Wasserman – President of National Council of Jewish Women of Canada (moderator)

There will be a question and answer period.


National Council of Jewish Women of Canada (NCJWC) is a voluntary organization that, in the spirit of Judaism, is dedicated to furthering human welfare in the Jewish and general communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Through an integrated program of education, service, and social action, the organization helps to fulfill unmet needs and to serve the individual and the community.

About the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights

The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights is a unique international consortium of parliamentarians, scholars, jurists, human rights defenders, NGOs, and students united in the pursuit of justice, inspired by and anchored in Raoul Wallenberg’s humanitarian legacy – how one person with the compassion to care, and the courage to act can confront evil, prevail, and transform history.

  • Year
  • Language
    Persian & English
  • Country
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Director
    Jeff Kaufman
  • Screenwriter
    Jeff Kaufman
  • Producer
    Marcia Ross
  • Filmmaker
    Jeff Kaufman
  • Cinematographer
  • Editor
    Asher Bingham
  • Composer
    Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
  • Music
    Performed by Angélique Kidjo