The BCLA conference is over for another year. There were lots of fantastic sessions. Really. Over the next week or two we’ll be posting summaries of the sessions that the IFC sponsored or cosponsored.
Jon Scop has written the first in this series.
Vancouver Sun reporter Kim Bolan, as well as Perviz Madon, who was widowed in the Air India Flight 182 tragedy, addressed an audience of approximately forty people at the IFC-sponsored session Ãƒ ¢Ã¢”š ¬Ã…”Telling Their StoriesÃƒ ¢Ã¢”š ¬ on the final day of the BCLA Conference. BolanÃƒ ¢Ã¢”š ¬Ã¢”ž ¢s passionate outline of her continuing effort to report on the attack and its aftermath examined some of the difficult issues arising where freedom of expression and violent fundamentalism collide.