Films by Genre

Friday Morning

 

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things

A new generation of LGBTQ Inuit are actively “unshaming” their past

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 11:30 am, Market Hall

 

Clínica de Migrantes: Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

The day-to-day struggle of providing health care to undocumented immigrants

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 11:30 am, Showplace

Friday Afternoon

 

At the Beach

Burn victims overcome stigma and have fun in the sun

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 1:00 pm, The Venue

 

Shadow World

Pulling the lid off the international arms trade – an indictment of global capitalism

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 2:55 pm, Market Hall

 

MAJOR!

Miss Major is a fierce advocate and community-builder for trans women of colour

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 2:55 pm, Showplace

 

Gun Runners

Trading in arms for shoes: Kenyan men give up their guns to become champion runners

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 2:55 pm, The Venue

 

Revolution Begins at Home

A filmmaker’s remarkable radical family in late 1960s Ontario – political upheaval, youthful idealism, and police brutality

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 4:45 pm, Market Hall

 

OSHKIGMONG: A Place Where I Belong

The Story of the Michi Saagiig (Mississauga) of Curve Lake First Nation

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 4:45 pm, Showplace

 

The Apology

Once they were WWII “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese – now grandmas in their 80s and 90s demanding justice

Friday, Jan 27, 2017, 4:45 pm, The Venue

Saturday Morning

 

Tomorrow’s Power

Local activists in Gaza, Germany, and Colombia challenge fossil-fuel dependency and power structures in a struggle for social and climate justice.

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 10:00 am, Market Hall

 

Ovarian Psycos

Young women of colour in East LA take to their bikes to confront injustice and racism, one ride at a time

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 10:00 am, Showplace

 

Sonita

A 18-year-old undocumented Afghan refugee in Iran – and her persistent journey to rapper stardom

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 11:30 am, The Venue

Saturday Afternoon

 

Handsome and Majestic

Transgender teen Milan – a role model for his community of Prince George, B.C.

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 1:45 pm, The Venue

 

Uyway

The Quechua people embark on a spiritual journey to the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 4:45 pm, Showplace

Saturday Evening

 

Angry Inuk

Traditional Inuit seal hunting is under threat – but the community is ready to mobilize!

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017, 7:30 pm, Showplace

Sunday Morning

 

National Bird

Three military veterans blow the whistle on U.S. drone warfare

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, 10:00 am, Showplace

 

Hooligan Sparrow

Smuggled footage – a fearless Chinese activist who exposes child rape and stands up for sex workers’ rights

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, 10:00 am, The Venue

Sunday Afternoon

 

The War Show

The Syrian conflict through the eyes of an activist DJ and her friends – a chilling personal story

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, 12:00 pm, The Venue

 

When Two Worlds Collide

Indigenous land protectors versus resource extraction industry in the Peruvian Amazon

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, 2:30 pm, The Venue