On Friday, February 26th, at 7:30 p.m. in Room B-112 of Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Road, Amnesty International's Kelowna group presents "Highway of Tears"- a documentary film about the disappearances of at least 40 young women, mostly aboriginal, since the 1960s on Highway 16 in northern B.C. A recent RCMP special investigation linked DNA from one of the missing women to a deceased American criminal. The cases reveal sweeping crimes: kidnapping, rape, torture, murder and the disposal of human bodies. The women have been victims not only of murderous predators but also of a pervasive systemic racism that has kept them marginalized on impoverished reservations. First Nations leaders and activists contend that there has been little interest in further investigating the crimes and in apprehending their killers. Admission is by donation. More information at 250-769-4740.