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.
Tags: Anne Cools, Bukka Rennie, Clarence Bayne, Marvin Coleby, Nantali Indongo, Rodney John, Valerie Belgrave