My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny

Part of the 3rd Annual Free Thinking Film Festival 2012

Winston Churchill:  Walking With Destiny
November 4, 2012, 12:00 PM
Library & Archives Canada, Main Auditorium
395 Wellington, Ottawa

Admission:  $12 or with Festival Pass

Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime. As historian John Lukacs explains, Churchill may not have won the War in 1940, but without him, the War most certainly would have been lost. Sir Martin Gilbert, historical consultant for the film and Churchill's official biographer, adds that had Churchill's warnings about Nazi Germany's racial policies towards Jews been heeded in the early 1930's, the Holocaust may never have occurred. The film examines why Winston Churchill's legacy continues to be relevant in the 21st Century and explores why his leadership remains inspirational to current day political leaders and diplomats.

"... armed with inspiration...handsomely produced"

     - New York Times

"...a wholly upbeat portrait of a popular, undaunted leader”
     - Los Angeles Times

For more information, please visit our website.

Festival Passes are now available at the following locations:  Compact Music (785 Bank, 190 Bank), Collected Works (1242 Wellington), and Ottawa Festivals (47 William).


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