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Kirsten Johnson / US / 2016 / 102 '
Kirsten Johnson has lensed politically provocative documentaries for 25 years. In this unforgettable film, she shares the moments...
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Check out the list and vote for your favourite CP film from among the top docs that screened in the CP network during 2016!
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#ComfortableTruth: Migrant workers are able to receive the same healthcare as Canadian citizens. Watch Aaraón Diaz Mendiburo's video response here.
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THE CROSSING premiered in Halifax with over 120 people in attendance and a powerful panel following the screening featuring Dr. Afua Cooper, Fazeela Jiwa, and Julie Chamagne of the Halifax Refugee Clinic.
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Tired of Hollywood fluff? We've got the rad stuff. Cinema Politica’s newest effort to stream truth to power means audiences can pay a monthly fee to access a library of online content.
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Min Sook Lee / CA / 2016 / 88 '
A powerful documentary that exposes the under-told story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary...
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Joanna Sokolowski & Kate Trumbull-LaValle / US / 2016 / 72 '
A radical bicycle brigade of womxn of colour ride the streets of their neighbourhoods to fight patriarchy and organize...
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To escape winter’s last clutch in Montreal and also to find fertile soil for new projects and collaborations, Cinema Politica travels to Sofia, Copenhagen, Toronto and New York.
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// upcoming screenings

Thursday
Mar 23
06:30 pm
Wendy Champagne / CA / 2010 / 77 '
A bold portrait of the victims of child trafficking, their perpetrators and rescuers.
Sunday
Mar 26
04:30 pm
Alanis Obomsawin / CA / 1993 / 119 '
On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight.
Monday
Mar 27
09:00 pm
Amy Miller / CA / 2013 / 75 '
A hard-hitting film which explores sustainable small scale agriculture and the urgent call for an end to corporate global land grabs.
Monday
Mar 27
07:00 pm
Kirsten Johnson / US / 2016 / 102 '
Kirsten Johnson has lensed politically provocative documentaries for 25 years. In this unforgettable film, she shares the moments that made their deepest marks.
Monday
Mar 27
07:00 pm
Min Sook Lee / CA / 2016 / 88 '
A powerful documentary that exposes the under-told story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Tuesday
Mar 28
07:00 pm
Göran Hugo Olsson / SE / 2011 / 92 '
An artful and fresh assemblage of unseen archival footage, shot by Swedish journalists, reconstructing racial politics and the Black Power movement in the US.
Wednesday
Mar 29
06:00 pm
Shelley Saywell / CA / 2015 / 86 '
A celebration of street music and survival with those who chose to live on the outside.
Friday
Mar 31
07:00 pm
Shelley Saywell / CA / 2015 / 86 '
A celebration of street music and survival with those who chose to live on the outside.
Monday
Apr 03
07:00 pm
Ameesha Joshi & Anna Sarkissian / CA / 2016 / 91 '
Three Indian women resist traditional gender roles to become world champion boxers and fight for recognition and dignity in their communities.
John Fiege / US / 2014 / 95 '
An inspired story of how direct action activists take to the tree-tops and work with land owners to fight against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Wednesday
Apr 05
07:00 pm
Shelley Saywell / CA / 2015 / 86 '
A celebration of street music and survival with those who chose to live on the outside.
Friday
Apr 07
07:00 pm
Multiple Directors / CA / 2014 / 60 '
This collection showcases seven short film projects from the UNB and Anglophone District West School District's What's up Doc? program.
Saturday
Apr 08
07:00 pm
Lorraine Price & Juliet Lammers / CA / 2016 / 44 '
INSIDE THESE WALLS is a documentary about family, idealism, and the reward and toll of personal sacrifice.
Monday
Apr 10
06:30 pm
Joanna Sokolowski & Kate Trumbull-LaValle / US / 2016 / 72 '
A radical bicycle brigade of womxn of colour ride the streets of their neighbourhoods to fight patriarchy and organize alternative social structures.
Monday
Apr 10
07:00 pm
Costa Boutsikaris / US / 2015 / 92 '
The innovative folks in this uplifting doc remind us that using eco-design to shift from destructive to regenerative impact is only a branch or vegetable away.
 

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