“Racism is the Virus”: Documentary Screening (Virtual)

Friday October 29, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Attend a virtual documentary screening of “Racism is the Virus”—the winner of the Canada Italy Innovation Award 2021 (VulCa2021): Documenting Vulnerability and Care during Covid-19 – Induced Anti-Asian Racism and Violence.

Invited presentation:
“Race and Racisms: The case of Italy” by Angelica Pesarini (University of Toronto)

Introduction to the documentary:
WUXU Art Collective and the students of the University of Florence and the University of British Columbia

Opening remarks:
Virginie Lévesque (Embassy of Canada to Italy)
Giacomo Guccione (Municipality of Florence)
Joël Castonguay-Bélanger (University of British Columbia)
Giogria Giovannetti (University of Florence)

Valentina Pedone (University of Florence)
Gaoheng Zhang (University of British Columbia)

Zoom access:

Zoom link: https://bit.ly/3BXRPv0
Meeting ID: 662 9490 4273
Passcode: 575414