NDP leader Jack Layton and his MP wife Olivia Chow organized a screening of the documentary Downstream. The film, which was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination, chronicles the deteriorating health of Aboriginal communities living downstream from Alberta’s tar sands.
Chow with the film’s producer Philip Alberstat.
The film was screened at Toronto rep theatre the Bloor Cinema, along with Steven Soderbergh’s Che.
Director Leslie Iwerks with Layton and Alberstat.
NDP volunteers Asif Jetha (from Chow’s office) and Melissa Bruno (From Layton’s office).