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 (

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Major Announcement from the Free Thinking Film Festival 2013

Terry Glavin to Present on the Crisis in Syria at the
4th Annual Free Thinking Festival

October 30, 2013, Ottawa
The Free Thinking Film Society is proud to announce that award-winning Ottawa
Citizen columnist Terry Glavin will be presenting on the crisis in Syria at the 4th Annual Free Thinking Film Festival in Ottawa.

Glavin's presentation will be on Saturday, November 2nd at 2:15 PM in the Main Auditorium of the Library & Archives Canada.
Earlie this month, Glavin spent two weeks visiting the various Syrian refugee camps in Jordan.  A 4-part series on the Syrian exodus and what it means for the region, for the world and for Syria’s future, will be running this week in the Ottawa Citizen.

Terry Glavin is a co-founder of the Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee, is the author of six books, and the co-author of four, traversing subjects from anthropology to natural history.  He has won more than a dozen writing awards, including the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize and the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence, and is now a columnist for the Ottawa Citizen.

The Free Thinking Film Society was established in 2007 in Ottawa to celebrate the efforts of risk-taking documentarians whose work espouses the values of limited, democratic government, free market economies, equality of opportunity rather than equality of result, and the dignity of the individual, all underscored by a healthy and patriotic respect for Western culture and traditions.
The 4th Annual Free Thinking Film Festival starts on October 31st and runs through November 3rd at the Libary & Archives Canada.  Tickets to see Terry Glavin, and all films and events can be purchases at the door.  Tickets start at $12 and a Festival Pass (to see everything) is just $80.  For further information, please visit our website


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