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Reel Injun wins five Geminis!

Posted by network on Thursday, November 04, 2010

A huge congratulations to Neil Diamond and crew for winning not one, but FIVE Gemini Awards for Reel Injun, a documentary that interrogates the representation of First Nations and American Natives in Western...
Dennis, Massachusetts (40 minutes from Woods Hole) resident David MacGuire organizes screenings of Al-Qaeda training videos that help to rally the community against non-Muslims in a vicious orgy of pro-...

New film acquisition: Bas! Beyond the Red Light

Posted by network on Monday, June 07, 2010

Cinema Politica is thrilled to announce our newest acquisition, Bas! Beyond the Red Light. Distributed by F3M, the non-profit folks who also distribute CP films A Tent on Mars and Art in Action, this...

Call for submissions: Fall 2010

Posted by network on Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Calling all political filmmakers! Cinema Politica is seeking submissions! Cinema Politica is a Montreal-based non-profit network of community and campus locals that screen independent political films by...

New film acquisition: Bananas!

Posted by network on Thursday, May 20, 2010

We are delighted to report that Cinema Politica has just secured network rights for the excellent documentary Bananas! The film made headlines when Dole threatened to sue the Swedish filmmakers behind the...

Two films we like - Grass & The Weather Underground

Posted by network on Thursday, May 13, 2010

Cinema Politica has just finished a deal with the good folks at filmswelike to secure screening rights for two of their best documentary titles. We're excited to report that we now have rights for the very...

American Radical wins CP Audience Choice Award

Posted by network on Wednesday, May 05, 2010

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2009 Cinema Politica Audience Choice Award is American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein. This time around we had an overwhelming response from...

East Coast adventures

Posted by network on Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Svetla and I just returned from a much-needed mini-vacation on the East Coast. We took a week off from our studies (well I did) and a week off from running Cinema Politica and headed to Nova Scotia. We of...
For any of you who come to Cinema Politica screenings anywhere in our network and want to vote for a film you think kicked ass, please go to our Audience Choice Award 2009 page and cast your ballot! There is...
In February and March of 2010 Cinema Politica is co-sponsoring a book tour of Challenge for Change: Activist Documentary at the National Film Board of Canada, co-edited by Cinema Politica founder Ezra Winton...
Cinema Politica is a proud supporter of American independent documentary cinema, and so when a film like Silhouette City comes along, we are pretty damn happy. Silhouette City is not your standard...
From our friends at CACTUS (this affects independent documentary too): Canadians have until Feb 1, 2010 to tell the CRTC what to do with the over $100 million collected every year for community television. ...
Cinema Politica has teamed up with Canada Haiti Action to organize a series of fundraising screenings throughout the CP network in January and February, 2010. Distributor First Run Features and director...

CP film tour draws national media attention

Posted by network on Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Today's edition of the Globe and Mail has a story about Cinema Politica and the controversial tour of the critical documentary The Coca Cola Case. We have been overwhelmed by the media response actually,...

The First Cinema Politica Blog!!

Posted by network on Monday, January 18, 2010

Cinema Politica now has a blog!! Visit this part of our site to get updates and news from throughout the CP Network. Expect A LOT of news here over the next few days folks...
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