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cinema politica Concordia

established September 2003

previously screened

Valentine Road
The Beginning & Taksi...
Gasland Part II
VoiceOver: Riots Reframed
Paris is Burning
Free Pussy Riot! The Movi...
Rafea: Solar Mama & D...
Arctic Defenders
Let the Fire Burn

Cinema Politica Concordia organizers and volunteers with filmmaker Martha Stiegman, Algonquin activists from Barrier Lake, and solidarity activists from Barrier Lake Solidarity Network after the Canadian premiere of HONOUR YOUR WORD on February 10, 2014.

about cinema politica Concordia

**THIS YEAR CINEMA POLITICA CONCORDIA TURNS 10! Read about our anniversary here and here, and listen to an interview with CP co-founder Ezra Winton here.**

Cinema Politica is a media arts, non-profit network of community and campus locals that screen independent political film and video by Canadian and international artists throughout Canada and abroad. Cinema Politica's biggest and longest running local was founded at Concordia University, Montreal in 2004 and ever since it attracts between 300 and 600 people to its weekly screenings. Each semester programming is focused around themes that touch on social justice, environmental and cultural identity issues, and all screenings aim to bridge political independent filmmaking, local activism and civic education and engagement. Cinema Poltica Concordia is administered by the Concordia Cinema Politica Student Association (CCPSA) which is a legally incorporated non-profit fee-levy group funded by undergraduate and graduate students at Concordia.

All our screenings occur during the Fall and Winter semesters and during the 2013-2014 school year they will take place on Mondays @ 7:00 pm in the D.B. Clarke Theatre (NEW LOCATION!!), at 1455 de Maisonneuve W. with a few exceptions. All screenings are BY DONATION and open to the public, and are followed by discussions or Q&As with filmmakers and/or local organizers.

If you want to GET INVOLVED or simply learn more about what we do and how we do it, please email us or come to our screenings and talk to the organizers.

You can WATCH the trailers for our upcoming screenings, interviews with filmmakers and activists, and footage from our events and post-screening discussions here.

To access the following, click on each item: Fee Levy Opt-Out Policy 2013-2014, CCPSA Constitution, Annual Report 2012-2013, Incorporation, Financial Statements 2013.

CCPSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2013-2014: Liz Miller, Svetla Turnin, Shannon Harris, Veronique Allard, Arshad Khan

STAFF 2013-2014: Svetla Turnin (Coordinator), Rachel Prudhomme & Lorenzo Signoretti (Assistant Coordinators), Ezra Winton (Programmer)

INTERNS 2013-2014: Summer 2013 - Pierre-Luc Jeunet; Fall 2013 - Florence Pelletier, Alexandra Beauchemin and William Stafford-Coyte; Winter 2014 - Sarah Moghadas, Lilian Schmetterling and Adam Abbouaccar

VOLUNTEERS 2013-2014: Diandra Soares, Shui Kay Ma, Marina Serrao, Sydney Hall, Mamoun Bennani, Elsa Donovan, Lala Oyegun, Manolo Arciniegas, Ana Castillo Mendez, Alexxa Walker, Keli Chiu and Babak Sabooniha

upcoming screenings

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.
May 01
08:00 pm
Sergeo Kirby / CA / 2006 / 66 '
6 Activists, 36 Towns, 1 Corporation