Mending a Crack in the Sky

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Citizen Minutes
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Commissioned by Hot Docs, Citizen Minutes is a short doc collection aimed at celebrating and inspiring civic engagement. Be among the first to see the incredible stories of ordinary Canadians doing extraordinary things to make their communities better places.
Film Info
Runtime:8
Copyright:2021
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:English
Program Category:Shorts
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Website:http://citizenminutes.hotdocs.ca
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Roble Issa
Zach Jama
Editor(s):Lawrence Jackman
Cinematography:Alex Tse
Sound:Jason Milligan

Description

Shamso Mohamoud and Shamso Elmi both lost their sons to violence and watched their alleged killers walk free without so much as a legal prosecution. Now, the two Somali-Canadian mothers have organized a group "Mending a Crack in the Sky" to collectively combat gun violence and hardship while facing cultural and racial barriers.

Learn more about the Citizen Minutes project at citizenminutes.hotdocs.ca.

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