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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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Cinema Politica is currently seeking submissions of independent documentary works for our Fall 2014 Program.
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// upcoming screenings

Monday
Aug 04
06:30 pm
Jorge Sanjines / BO / 2012 / 83 '
From Tupac Amaru to Evo Morales, this film evokes the key moments leading up to the coming of the plurinational state of Bolivia.
Monday
Aug 11
07:00 pm
Zoe Mavroudi / GR / 2013 / 53 '
Ruins charts the stigmatization and criminalization of poor and marginalized HIV-positive women singled out for political gain in contemporary Greece.
Tuesday
Aug 12
08:45 pm
Martha Stiegman / CA / 2013 / 59 '
L’histoire de la petite communauté Algonquin de Barriere Lake, dont les rêves et la détermination dépassent de loin la grandeur de leur réserve.
Wednesday
Aug 20
08:30 pm
Mark Achbar & Jennifer Abbott / CA / 2003 / 145 '
Is the modern-day corporation a psychopath?
Monday
Aug 25
08:30 pm
Fernand Melgar / CH / 2011 / 100 '
A heart wrenching and chilling observational doc about immigrant "illegals" held in a detention centre and subjected to prison-like conditions without any rights
Tuesday
Aug 26
09:00 pm
Iara Lee / US / 2011 / 73 '
A global look at the diverse resistance tactics deployed by people committed to progressive change.
Friday
Sep 05
07:00 pm
Paul Cowen / CA / 1984 / 58 '
A film that looks at the issue of abortion in Canada.
Friday
Sep 19
(All day)
Kelly Anderson & Allison Lirish Dean / US / 2012 / 76 '
This doc looks at the economic and political forces that push residents out of working class neighbourhoods to make room for luxury condos.
Friday
Sep 26
(All day)
José Padilha & Felipe Lacerda / BR / 2002 / 119 '
Intimate and sober doc on the hijacking of a public bus in Rio, Brazil in 2001
Saturday
Sep 27
07:00 pm
David Lavallee / CA / 2011 / 65 '
An investigation about the inextricable link between water and oil in our modern world.
Friday
Oct 03
07:00 pm
Serkan Koç / TR / 2013 / 53 '
This doc tells the story of recent social mobilization in Turkey, revealing Gezi park as a flashpoint in ongoing political activism.
Friday
Oct 17
07:00 pm
Jill Sharpe / CA / 2011 / 30 '
A film that captures the view through the artists' eyes.
Sunday
Oct 19
07:00 pm
Lucy Walker / US / 2010 / 99 '
Pendant trois ans, Waste Land suit l’artiste brésilien Vik Muniz de Brooklyn, où il vit, à Jardim Gramacho en banlieue de Rio de Janeiro.
Friday
Oct 24
07:00 pm
Mona Eldaief & Jehane Noujaim / EG / 2013 / 58 '
Are women better at getting out of poverty than men?
Sunday
Nov 02
07:00 pm
Leif Kaldor / CA / 2013 / 60 '
The real story of fracking.