To encourage community involvement and collaboration, each season Commffest Film Festival organizes discussion panels for two of its films. This year, the festival has chosen to organize one of its two panel discussions around the film, Powerful As God, The Children’s Aid Societies of Ontario.
To incorporate the community, the festival has invited the following panelists. Attend the screening and join the conversation.
- The Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Children and Youth – invited and declined
- Steve Jackson, Small business owner and former Rabi (representing the Jewish community) – invited and accepted
- Chester Langille, Capacity Support Director, Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (representing First Nations community) – invited and accepted
- Neil Haskett, IT Analyst and Advocate (representing mainstream communities) – invited and accepted