1253 Letters by Christine Lord

Human Rights in Doc form

People are asking me about the advocacy that led to being honoured with the being awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General in the name of the Queen and all Canadians. These two short docs by award-winning filmmaker Christine Lord tell the story of the events between 2014 and 2016 that led to adding the explicit protection of gender identity or expression to the BC Human Rights Code.

In Alliance, 2015 by Sealord Films.

Official Selection – CSFF2016, WIIFF2016, CIFF2016, VQFF2016

Follow Morgane Oger, transgender activist, as she sets out on a quest to change the way we think about transgender. Confident and courageous, Morgane is dedicated to improving the lives of all transgender people through education and advocating for transgender rights; all while discovering her new life as a transgender mom.

Genre: Documentary Short
Run Time: 16m30s
Produced & Directed by Christine Lord
Executive Producer: Cindy Wilson


1253 Letters, 2017

Spencer Chandra Herbert, BC NDP MLA (British Columbia Member of the Legislative Assembly) encounters strong opposition on his 4th attempt introducing a bill to include gender identity and expression to the human rights code of British Columbia. Spencer is joined by several local trans rights activists who are determined to make this bill law in 2016.

Release Date: July 25, 2017
Genre: Documentary Short
Run Time: 33m
Produced & Directed by Christine Lord


One response to “Human Rights in Doc form”

  1. Proportional representation will flush out the extremists – Morgane Oger Avatar

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