Ninth Floor (2015)

Director: Mina Shum

Writer(s): Mina Shum

Principal Cast: Rodney John, Clarence Bayne, Anne Cools, Nantali Indongo, Robert Hubsher, Claude-Armand Sheppard, Noel Lyon, Marvin Coleby, Duff Anderson, Naim Indongo-Bangoura, Bukka Rennie, Terrence Ballantyne, Valerie Belgrave, Hugo Ford, Lynne Murray, Mark Chang

Synopsis: Over four decades after the infamous Sir George Williams Riot, Ninth Floor reopens the file on a watershed moment in Canadian race relations and one of the most contested episodes in the nation’s history. Making an audacious foray into non-fiction, writer and director Mina Shum engages the original protagonists in a compassionate cinematic exercise of reckoning and redemption.

Release Date: September 10, 2015 (Canada) | Length: 81 min | Genre: History | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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