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At this week's screening of the NFB doc on Barrick Gold's censorship efforts, guest speaker and Protest Barrick organizer Sakura Saunders received a special visit from Barrick's security team.
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Hot off the press! Cinema Politica has published our first-ever book, and you can get your own copy directly from us.
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Martha Stiegman is a passionate and engaged community-media and documentary filmmaker who shares the lives and struggles of the people she films with. Currently based in Halifax, her work has screened in festivals around the world from Tunisia and New Zealand to Brazil.
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Cinema Politica is a network made up of nearly 100 locals, or chapters. In this spotlight we hear from one on the West Coast of Canada, Ridge Meadows.
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THE SECRET TRIAL 5, recipient of Cinema Politica's Adopt-A-Doc project, will be premiering in the Canadian Spectrum program at Hot Docs 2014!
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Paul Johannessen / JP / 2012 / 27 '
This doc follows a group of Japanese women who defy official government narratives about their nuclear-contaminated communities.
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What a night! A packed room on the 11th floor of Concordia's EV Building, live jazz, a new book and John Greyson...
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// upcoming screenings

Monday
Apr 21
07:30 pm
Frauke Sandig & Eric Black / US / 2011 / 98 '
A beautiful, thoughtful, and moving doc on spirituality and social justice, this story follows five Mayan activists who take on multinationals in Guatemala.
Wednesday
Apr 23
05:30 pm
Guy Davidi & Emad Burnat / IL / 2011 / 90 '
Inspiring, devastating and exquisite, this doc is part home movie, part resistance journal, part memorial and part impossible collaboration.
Wednesday
Apr 23
02:00 pm
Taggart Siegel / US / 2010 / 82 '
Uncovering the problems and solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature.
Thursday
Apr 24
07:00 pm
Rozenn Potin / CA / 2011 / 50 '
A doc that profiles five young activist feminists in Montreal
Thursday
Apr 24
07:00 pm
Zacharias Kunuk & Ian Mauro / CA / 2010 / 60 '
Inuit culture and expertise regarding environmental change and indigenous ways of adapting to it.
Thursday
Apr 24
07:00 pm
Rupert Murray / UK / 2009 / 90 '
The world’s first major documentary about the devastating effect of overfishing.
Friday
Apr 25
07:00 pm
Velcrow Ripper / CA / 2012 / 95 '
A journey deep inside the global revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet.
Monday
Apr 28
07:00 pm
Guy Davidi & Emad Burnat / IL / 2011 / 90 '
Inspiring, devastating and exquisite, this doc is part home movie, part resistance journal, part memorial and part impossible collaboration.
Monday
Apr 28
07:00 pm
Alanis Obomsawin / CA / 2013 / 100 '
This inspiring doc tells the story of Shannen’s Dream, a national youth-driven campaign striving for quality education for First Nations communities.
Tuesday
Apr 29
07:00 pm
Ian Connacher / CA / 2008 / 85 '
A doc that reveals the history and worldwide scope of plastics pollution, investigates its toxicity and explores solutions
Thursday
May 01
08:00 pm
Sergeo Kirby / CA / 2006 / 66 '
6 Activists, 36 Towns, 1 Corporation
Wednesday
May 07
05:30 pm
Paul Johannessen / JP / 2012 / 27 '
This doc follows a group of Japanese women who defy official government narratives about their nuclear-contaminated communities.
Friday
May 09
07:00 pm
Beth Gage & George Gage / US / 2012 / 73 '
A story about the power of direct action, featuring climate activist Tim DeChristopher, who stopped a land grab by the US oil & gas industry.
Friday
May 09
07:00 pm
Robert Alstead / CA / 2011 / 80 '
Have cyclists reached a critical mass?
Saturday
May 10
07:00 pm
Paul Taylor / ZA / 2006 / 83 '
Agape is a small orphanage in South Africa with an amazing children's choir. The film is about them and their incredible journey.