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Cinema Politica is thrilled to extend our doc-delivery efforts into the online realm with an initial offering of 24 provocative and unique films on our new VOD platform – a service we are launching today.
Beata Bubenec, the director behind the compelling and distressing GOD'S WILL, speaks with Cinema Politica about her award-winning documentary.
“We want people to begin to link struggles over copyright with struggles over ecological justice and Indigenous rights, because all these struggles are fundamentally interrelated.”

Vote for the 2015 Audience Choice Award!

Posted by network on Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Check out the list and vote for your favourite CP film from among the top docs that screened in the CP network during 2015!
The video of the public discussion presented on March 22nd in collaboration with the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia is now available online.

New CP Film on ROAR Magazine’s Channel: MASQUÉE

Posted by network on Monday, April 04, 2016

Cinema Politica’s free streaming series with ROAR Magazine continues with our newest offering: Maxime Faure’s MASQUÉE, a short celebrating the power of art to support social change.
In addition to co-curating the documentary competition program, Svetla hosted screenings of five CP titles at the Sofia International Film Festival.
Cinema Politica is thrilled to welcome our two newest local chapters—Cinéthique Montmorency, and Friends of Clayoquot Sound—to the network!
The roundtable discussion Cultural Representation in the Media Arts, Ethics and Freedom of Expression held on March 16th, 2016 at Concordia University was web-cast and the video is now online.

Jason O’Hara’s RHYTHMS OF RESISTANCE on VOD

Posted by network on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

RHYTHMS OF RESISTANCE explores the role of music as a community-rallying tool against police brutality in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro - and now you can watch it with Cinema Politica VOD.
On March 16, a special roundtable on cultural representation and Indigeneity will take place in Montreal, and will also be livestreamed.

Min Sook Lee wins CP’s 2016 Alanis Obomsawin Award

Posted by network on Thursday, March 10, 2016

On March 30, 2016, Cinema Politica was privileged to award Toronto-based documentary filmmaker and activist Min Sook Lee with an award inspired by the lifework of Alanis Obomsawin.
Anna’s new article in Briarpatch Magazine reflects on her experiences in northern Alberta where the oil fracking industry shows little respect for the local indigenous communities.

New Acquisition: IN THE SHADOW OF BORDERS

Posted by network on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Cinema Politica is proud to announce that IN THE SHADOW OF BORDERS, directed collaboratively by eight Canadian filmmakers, is now available for screenings throughout the Cinema Politica Network.
Cinema Politica is thrilled to announce the launch of our First Peoples, First Screens sidebar program. FPFS showcases contemporary Indigenous Canadian political filmmaking.
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