DigIn to Docs: Street Health Stories, and The Interventionists

DigIn - Monthly screenings of films in Toronto

Award-winning films about courageous people in challenging situations

DigIn, a community organization located in Toronto presents monthly screenings of NFB films focusing on social and environmental issues. Each screening will be followed by a discussion with experts on the films’ topics.

The event is pay-what-you-can, with a suggested donation of $4 per person and $8 per family.

Screenings at the Bloor Collegiate. 1141 Bloor St. West

Films start at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30.


Street Health Stories gives a human face and voice to the statistics in the Street Health 2007 Report.


A unique crisis team composed of a mental health nurse and a police officer responds to 911 calls in downtown Toronto. Their mandate is not only to de-escalate crises but to avoid unnecessary arrests and emergency room visits.

Confirmed guests include Kate Mason, researcher, Street Health; Kat Cizek, filmmaker; Anne Longair, director of Hostel Services, City of Toronto; Staff Sergeant Frank Besenthal, Toronto Police Services.

More information is available on the National Film Board of Canada website, and the DigIn website.