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You Don't Back Down

You Don't Back Down

| 27 min

This short documentary follows a young Canadian doctor serving in a local mission hospital in Nigeria. Stationed abroad under the Canadian University Service Overseas Plan, Dr. Alex McMahon and his schoolteacher wife encounter new challenges every day throughout their rewarding experience.

  • director
    Don Owen
  • producer
    Joseph Koenig
  • script
    Robin Spry
  • camera
    Gilles Gascon
  • sound
    Marcel Carrière


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