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      Ninth Floor

      2015 1 hr. 21 min. Documentary TRAILER for Ninth Floor: Trailer 1 List
      100% 5 Reviews Tomatometer In 1969, students occupy a ninth floor computer lab at Sir George Williams University to protest the administration's handling of racist accusations. Read More Read Less

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      Shadow and Act Staff Shadow and Act It’s one thing to hear of such events happening in the distant past, but quite another to watch them replay on film in sync with current events... Sep 15, 2022 Full Review Mallory Andrews Cinema Scope Ninth Floor is worth a look-especially considering how the decades-old news footage looks painfully similar to contemporary images of racial unrest in Ferguson and beyond. Sep 25, 2017 Full Review Alex Heeney Seventh Row Here's hoping The Ninth Floor will galvanize much needed discussion while commemorating this crucial, oft-forgotten chapter in [Canadian] history. Aug 14, 2017 Full Review Jared Mobarak The Film Stage Less flash might have done the story better justice, but I cannot blame the filmmakers for wanting to render the whole palatable to a broader audience. Rated: B Feb 21, 2016 Full Review Bill Brownstein Montreal Gazette The events, leading up to and following the occupation, have been vividly and incisively captured in this National Film Board of Canada documentary by Mina Shum. Rated: 4/5 Feb 4, 2016 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis In 1969, students occupy a ninth floor computer lab at Sir George Williams University to protest the administration's handling of racist accusations.
      Director
      Mina Shum
      Executive Producer
      Shirley Vercruysse
      Screenwriter
      Mina Shum
      Production Co
      National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 2, 2017
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