Free Screening of The Stairs documentary & Peer panel discussion

St. Stephen’s Community House in partnership with Queen West Central Toronto Community Health Centre is hosting a free screening of The Stairs documentary on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 1pm – 3:30pm (see attached flyer).  Screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Peer Workers (People with Lived Experience) from QW-CTCHC, St Stephen’s Community House, Street Health and Regent Park CHC.

The Stairs tells the story of Marty, Greg and Roxanne, each of whom survived decades of street-involvement. Using their experiences to ease the paths of others, each performs social work in their old neighbourhood, while struggling to maintain their newly-found stability. Told over five years, The Stairs is a non-judgemental character study of life on society’s margins. Defying stereotypes through intimate portraits, its remarkable subjects are by turns surprising, funny, shocking and moving.

Winner: Toronto Film Critics Association, Best Canadian Film of 2016

Please see the attached flyer, feel free to share and post at your locations.  This is the link to the Facebook event

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