Niall's Picks • 1h 25m
"There's a quiet, discreet magic at work with Charles Officer's latest documentary, Unarmed Verses." The Globe and Mail
Winner Hot Docs Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Winner Vancouver Film Festival
A thoughtful and vivid portrait of a community facing imposed relocation. At the centre of the story is a remarkably astute and luminous 12-year-old black girl whose poignant observations about life, the soul, and the power of art give voice to those rarely heard in society. Unarmed Verses is a cinematic rendering of our universal need for self-expression and belonging.
Canada - 2017 - 1h 26m
Directed By: Charles Officer
Written By: Charles Officer
Starring: Francine Valentine
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