blakout.ca invites anyone who feels bullied and silenced by an authority figure to speak out by telling the story that has damaged their life.

USE YOUR VOICE

SPEAK OUT. IT'S YOUR DEMOCRATIC RIGHT.

BLAKOUT.CA INVESTIGATES HOW STORIES OF INJUSTICE CAN AFFECT A DEMOCRACY IF VOICES THAT WERE SILENCED ARE FACILITATED AND HEARD.

it assumes that canadians care.

[ add your voice ]

STORIES OF INJUSTICE

WHAT'S YOUR TRIGGER?

IN A DEMOCRACY, THE ELECTORATE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SOCIAL JUSTICE CRIMES THAT TRAUMATIZE THEIR SOCIETY. THE COST IS BROKEN LIVES AND TAX DOLLARS.

explore the voices of an oppressed public and discover a story that could be your own.

[ visit the voices archive ]

"People find it so hard to
believe that a children's
aid society could act
maliciously. It just goes
outside of what people
believe."

Ryerson University Research Ethics Board
facilitated ethics oversight for the documentary.
Powerful As God, won the MADA award
at Commffest Film Festival in 2012.

PUBLICITY & MEDIA

FEAR SILENCES

AND ANNULS THE WORKINGS OF A DEMOCRACY

PEOPLE WHO CANNOT AFFORD TO FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHTS ARE DISCARDED TO THE FRINGES OF SOCIETY IN A WASH OF APATHY, HELPLESSNESS AND DISAPPOINTMENT.

Social justice crimes persist in a democracy because the victims are not heard and the ruling public is uninformed.

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Esther Buckareff
[ director@blakout.ca ]
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
"If you remain silent, then you're giving the power to government not to do anything."
Rosario Marchese, MPP
Trinity Spadina, Toronto
[ VIDEO ] SPEAK OUT RECENT STORIES [ VOICES ARCHIVE ]
I Needed Help - Raw story from a young single mom (Kingston CAS)
I Lost Seven Children To These Criminals - Mom loses 7 kids to (Kingston CAS)
Free Ride For Pedophiles - CAS pays for abusive man's ride (Kingston CAS)
Because I Am Black - Does racism impact CAS decisions? (Windsor CAS)
For Love or Money? - Adoptive parent of two siblings (Stormont/Dundas CAS)
Through user-contributed stories and traditional investigative filmmaking, this interactive documentary will be shaped by and for the public - to uncover vital social justice issues and give voice to those silenced by fear. Add your voice, read the stories, watch the film, and vote responsibly. Become part of social justice change.