The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is pleased to invite you to an online event organized by the Embassy of Canada and the U.S. Embassy
Live online discussion with Willie O’Ree
the first black man to play in the National Hockey League, and other guests
23 February 2021|15:00 CET
We are also pleased to invite to a free virtual screening of “Willie”, an acclaimed documentary about Willie O’Ree, with Czech subtitles. You can watch it, after registration, anytime between 9 a.m. on February 19 and 8:59 a.m. on February 27. You can find more details about both programs below.
To participate in the discussion, please register HERE.
To watch the documentary, please register HERE.
Willie - Documentary Screening and Discussion
Tuesday, February 23 at 3pmJoin us for an important conversation on racial equality, justice, and inclusion in culture and sport, as told by Willie O’Ree, the first black man to play in the National Hockey League. Joining Mr. O’Ree on the panel: Laurence Mathieu-Leger (director and co-producer) and Bryant McBride (co-producer), filmmakers of the critically-acclaimed documentary Willie, along with Blake Bolden, the first black woman to play in the National Women’s Hockey League and current scout for the LA Kings. The panel will be moderated by Anson Carter, former Canadian National Team player and hockey analyst for NBC Sports. You can watch the film online anytime from 9am on Friday, February 19 to 8:59 am on Saturday, February 27). After registering for the streaming event, you will receive an email invitation link to the February 23 panel conversation.
Discussion will be in English, film in English with Czech subtitles.
We are looking forward to your participation.