Human Rights Through Film: Twice Colonized

A film screening in partnership with Cinematheque

May 31 to June 8, 2023

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Aaju Peter covers her eyes and cheeks with her bare hands. Tattoos are visible on her forehead, chin, fingers and wrists. Her hands and the visible parts of her face are illuminated and are framed by her dark curly hair and angular shoulders. Partially obscured.

Photo: Angela Gzowski

Event details

CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $8
Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St., Suite 304, Winnipeg

Aaju Peter is a force of nature: a renowned Inuk lawyer, defender of Indigenous rights in the Arctic, and fierce protector of her ancestral lands.

After the unexpected death of her youngest son, Peter begins the journey to bring her colonizers in Canada and Denmark to justice.

Twice Colonized follows her life over of seven years, through her efforts to establish an Indigenous forum at the European Union, and the deeply personal journey to heal her own wounds.

In this powerful documentary, director Lin Alluna journeys alongside Peter as she transforms her painful experiences into inspiration for others in the struggle against the poisonous effects of colonization.

As part of our ongoing Human Rights Through Film series, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is proud to partner with Cinematheque on this screening of Twice Colonized.


Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 8 at 9:15 p.m.

Video: Twice Colonized (Trailer)

To Note

Human Rights Through Film screenings are free for Museum members.

Complimentary tickets can be reserved by selecting the CMHR Member ticket option on the Cinematheque website or at the theatre’s box office. You will be asked to show your Museum membership card at entry.

Regular admission for non‐members.

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