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Cinema Politica filmmaker and award-winner John Greyson (pictured with Alanis Obomsawin), along with physician Tarek Loubani, have been held in a Cairo prison since August 16th, in appalling conditions and...

Cinema Politica UofT Returns!

Posted by uoft on Monday, September 30, 2013

Cinema Politica UofT is back.And this time, no narrative will go undisrupted.

Velcrow Ripper Introduces Divine Interventions

Posted by network on Sunday, September 01, 2013

A short message from our filmmaker friend Velcrow Ripper, director of OCCUPY LOVE, FIERCE LIGHT and SCARED SACRED.
Cinema Politica is looking for independent political docs and especially student shorts. We've extended our August deadline for our Fall program so there is still time to send your amazing work in.

Tout un automne de réflexions et d'actions

Posted by ulaval on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Septembre arrive à grands pas et nos préparatifs pour notre deuxième saison avancent rondement. À moins de changements majeurs, notre programme régulier pour l'automne est déjà sélectionné et il n'y a que...

The power of truth

Posted by stockholm on Sunday, June 23, 2013

Is shopping our new religion? Can you grow food on concrete? What happens in Sri Lanka? Cinema Politica is all about asking questions - and finding answers. At least for ourselves. At the end of this term we...

Ian Kamau - Black Bodies

Posted by network on Friday, June 14, 2013

Guest blogger Stefan Christoff shares with us an amazing new political music video directed by RT!
The coveted CP Audience Choice Award is given to one special documentary each year, chosen by our audiences across the world. This year's winner is perhaps one of the all-time audience award-winning docs...

Getting our anarchism on

Posted by network on Thursday, May 30, 2013

The CP crew hit the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair a week ago and spread the anarchy love!
Last Tuesday Cinema Politica @ The Bloor held a screening in collaboration with Israeli Apartheid Week - Toronto of ROADMAP TO APARTHEID. The event took place on March 5th with over 300 in attendance, and...

This March Back Our Taps!

Posted by network on Friday, March 08, 2013

Cinema Politica has teamed up with the Back the Tap Water Coaltiion to screen films and spread awareness, arguing for water as a public good & human right, and not as a private commodity. The Back the...

Stop Killer Coke: Call to Action

Posted by network on Friday, March 08, 2013

From our friends at Stop Killer Coke, who have co-presented many of our screenings of the amazing documentary THE COCA-COLA CASE.
On February 5th, 2013 Cinema Politica @ The Bloor screened the fabulous new documentary from the NFB and by Karen Cho (pictured in image second up from bottom of the strip) called STATUS QUO? THE...

Film Festival on Human Rights - February 23-24

Posted by Gothenburg on Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The Society of International Affairs (UF) in cooperation with Amnesty International and Cinema Politica presents: A film festival on the theme of human rights! The week-end of the 23rd and 24th of February...

Alanis Obomsawin screens her new film at CP Concordia

Posted by concordia on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Cinema Politica Concordia was honoured to have Alanis Obomsawin present during a screening of her powerful new documentary, THE PEOPLE OF THE KATTAWAPISKAK RIVER, last night (with about 550 in attendance!)....
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