Within the.context of the Toronto Latin American Film Festival, award-winning journaist Horacio Nájera will discuss the challenges journalists have to face when living in exile. Horacio Nájera is a Mexican journalist and analyst living in exile in Canada since 2008. He is currently the PEN Canada-George Brown Writer in Residence in Toronto. He was the recipient of the 2010 CJFE International Press Freedom Award, and one of the 2011 Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammet awards. He is co-author of “Democratic Governance in Latin America: a regional discussion” (IRI, 2013), a member of Massey College since 2011, and former fellow at the Citizen Lab/Canada Centre for Global Security Studies. He received a Master of Global Affairs from University of Toronto.
Horacio Nájera will present the acclaimed documentary of one of the most notable Mexican filmmakers, Everardo Gonzalez, "El Paso"