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Films That Transform - 'Gap Toothed Women'

Tue, 2006-12-12 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

A foray into the lives and thoughts of 40 women, including Lauren Hutton and Sandra Day O'Connor, who share one physical trait. They share their varied experiences with their "gap" and leave us richer for their reflections. Followed by a special performance by singer Lisa Walsh.

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Films That Transform - 'Doing Time, Doing Vipassana'

Tue, 2007-01-16 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

This documentary takes us into India's largest prison and shows the dramatic change brought about by Kiran Bedi and her introduction of Vipassana meditation into one of the world's most notorious prisons. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'Joseph Guinta: A Silent Triumph'

Tue, 2007-02-13 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Moving portrayal of 89-year-old Montreal artist Joseph Guinta as he prepares for his first major exhibition in 30 years and copes with his wife's worsening Alzheimer's disease. A story of how "art" embodies so much more than what we see hanging on the wall. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'This Beggar's Description'

Tue, 2007-03-06 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Philip Tetrault has been locked up in jails and psychiatric wards and has spent long periods living on the streets of Montreal - all due to the chaos surrounding the periods of darkness brought on by his schizophrenia. This film tells a tale of art, love and madness that captures the effects of mental illness on a gifted man and those who care for him. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'Born Into Brothels'

Tue, 2007-04-17 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

This Academy Award-winning film is a tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art. Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - 'Murderball'

Tue, 2007-05-15 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

This remarkable film draws us into the lives and families of quadriplegic men who play competitive wheelchair rugby as a means of "making the most of what they've got." Touching, inspiring, brutally frank -- viewer discretion is advised: language, explicit sexuality, bursts of uncontrolled human spirit! Followed by discussion.

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Films That Transform - '39 Pounds of Love'

Tue, 2007-06-12 19:00
Arts Building : 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5

Follow Ami Ankilewitz, who at 34 lives with a rare form of muscular dystrophy and has outlived a doctor's prediction by 28 years. He lives in Israel and works as an animator, despite bodily motion limited to a single finger. Fascinating, humorous and inspirational! Followed by discussion.

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Security Services focuses on STOP-ping laptop theft

Mon, 2006-08-28 (All day) - Fri, 2006-09-08 (All day)

To prevent laptop theft from spoiling new students' McGill experience, Security Services will provide laptop registration around campus during Frosh Week. And if any additional incentive is needed for students and parents to protect their investment, Security Services will register the first 500 laptops for free; after that, the price will rise to $20.

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Relevant risk: What causes social inequalities in CHD?

Wed, 2006-09-13 15:30 - 17:30
Peel 3647 : 3647 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

John Lynch, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill

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Pentecostalism & fundamentalism: Allies or rivals?

Mon, 2006-09-11 17:00
Birks Building : 3520 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A7

Annual Birks Lecture Series: Harvey G. Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard; author of "The Secular City." Open to the public.

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