World Premiere: The Arrest
Updated: May 10
Vigilance Productions Inc is pleased to announce the World Premiere of Martin Himel’s film “THE ARREST”. The Arrest premieres Tuesday May 26th 2020 at 9pm on TVO and tvo.org.
Andres, a 68 year old Canadian law-abiding grandfather was beaten and arrested by a police officer while his neighbour’s house was on fire. His crime? He refused to go back into his Toronto house because the gas main could blow up.
44% of all arrests and charges are ultimately dismissed in Ontario. Those who are "guilty until proven innocent" suffer jail time, loss of employment and trauma that can last years.
Tues May 26 9pm (repeats midnight)
Thurs May 28 9pm (repeats midnight)
Sun May 31 at 10pm (repeats at 3am)