Canadians everywhere have joined an international effort to free almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by a west African Islamic extremist group. Last week, I along with some notable peeps from the Toronto area, participated in shooting a short film to bring awareness to this tragedy. According to director Tristan Barrocks, this film was made as a cry in unity for our world leaders to bring them home safely.
In the nearly one minute video, you see a montage of faces staring straight into the camera, worried eyes and looks of sorrow almost piercing the lens. Some then take turns repeating the infamous hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Here’s a look at one of several edited versions: