A Better Man is a documentary which follows the story of Canadian filmmaker Attiya Khan, a survivor of domestic abuse, as she invites her abuser to discuss the events in their lives from over 20 years ago. They confront and contrast their memories as they visit their old apartment, school and other places where key events in their past took place.
Co-directed by Khan and Lawrence Jackman the film was an official selection at Hot Docs 2017 and was presented with a panel discussion hosted by the One World Film Festival at Ottawa U on December 2nd. If you missed the screening or would like to see the film again, it is now streaming at tvo.org.
Here’s the trailer.