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TEDxYouthOttawa - "The Children's Republic" - 03/04/10

An excerpt from "The Children's Republic," a play by Hannah Moscovitch, performed by cast members from the sold-out 2009 production, presented by the Great Canadian Theater Company and the Ottawa School of Speech and Drama. About "The Children's Republic": Dr. Janusz Korczak is the King of Children. Doctor, author and champion of childrens rights, Janusz runs a remarkable orphanage in Poland. But when the Nazis invade, the Jewish orphans are forced into the Warsaw Ghetto. Janusz follows to protect their rights and dignity. In a world devoid of freedom and even the necessities of life, what else do you have but your honour and ideals? A powerful and true tale of beauty, heroism and legacy. Directed by Janet Irwin Cast: Louis Sobol, Hannah Kaya, Juliana Krajcvovic, Leah Morris, and Luke Letourneau Presented at TEDxYouthOttawa on March 4, 2010 at Ashbury College in Ottawa, Canada Video by Adam Langlois, Creative Director, For Youth By Youth (FYBY) News TEDxYouthOttawa Organizers: Adam Moscoe Yusuf Malik David Millen www.tedxyouthottawa.org About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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