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Recording: Discount Workers Directors + guests

Posted by concordia on Monday, May 17, 2021

Discussion with the directors of DISCOUNT WORKERS, and grassroots organizers in labour and migrant justice in Montreal.

Recording: Ashley O’Shay (UNAPOLOGETIC) + guests

Posted by concordia on Thursday, April 29, 2021

A conversation with UNAPOLOGETIC director Ashley O'Shay and guests, inspired by movements against police brutality and demands to defund the police.

Recording: b.h. Yael: Family States Book Launch

Posted by toronto on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

"b.h. Yael: Family States", edited by Mike Hoolboom, celebrates the work of b.h. Yael. This panel featured Richard Fung, Dalia Kandiyoti, and Robert Massoud, three of the book's contributors.

FINDING SALLY '21 Screen Award Nomination

Posted by network on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Cinema Politica is proud to announce that our Distribution title FINDING SALLY has been nominated for "Best Documentary Program" for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards.

CP On Demand Films for International Women's Day

Posted by network on Thursday, March 04, 2021

From Indigenous Lenca and Garifuna resistance in Honduras and the armed vigilante Gulabi Gang fighting femicide in India, to the pharmaceutical industry's commodification of the female orgasm ...
By unpacking family and national history, ETHIOPIA THEN AND NOW explored the responsibility of narrative construction in documentary film, literary writing, journalism, and historical scholarship.

Ethiopia Then and Now - Tamara Dawit and special guests

Posted by network on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Join us for a live-stream conversation with director Tamara Dawit (FINDING SALLY), Elleni Centime Zeleke (Columbia University) and Rebecca Fisseha (Daughters of Silence), and Hannah Giorgis (The Atlantic).

Ariel Nasr's THE MOSQUE: A COMMUNITY'S STRUGGLE

Posted by network on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

THE MOSQUE: A COMMUNITY'S STRUGGLE by filmmaker Ariel Nasr offers a vital glimpse at the resilience of a Muslim community in Ste-Foy, Québec in the aftermath of January 29th, 2017 ...

Land and Memory: From Gitksan Nation to Eastern Anatolia

Posted by network on Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Our On Demand titles this month feature two stories of displacement, settlement and generational memory in Nettie Wild's BLOCKADE and Hale Güzin Kızılaslan's THE RETURN.
Cinema Politica is proud to present an exclusive online premiere of OUR DANCE OF REVOLUTION by director Phillip Pike, essential viewing on queer Black history and organizing in Canada.

Recording: Discussion on Gentrification with Lulu Wei

Posted by concordia on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Cinema Politica Concordia hosted a discussion on gentrification and displacement, urban redevelopment, and affordable housing with Lulu Wei, the director of THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE THIS PLACE, ANYPLACE.

Memories of Genocide in Burma and Indonesia

Posted by network on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Denial, silence and memory bring together two of our On Demand films this month, depicting the stories of survivors who have overcome the most violent human rights atrocities in Burma and Indonesia.

SWEET CRUDE released in memory of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Posted by network on Monday, November 09, 2020

SWEET CRUDE is released in commemoration of author and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed by hanging on November 10, 1995 ...
On this World Food Day, we thought it worth highlighting the ongoing violation of sovereign Mi'kmaq fishing rights in Nova Scotia.

Our Engaged Community: Beyond the Screen!

Posted by network on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Reconfiguring our activities, CP Network remains engaged in educating and mobilizing our communities around political documentaries and their subjects well beyond the screen!
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