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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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