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The votes are in! After a very close race that accumulated thousands of votes, we are proud to name Avi Lewis’ THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING as the winner of Cinema Politica’s Audience Choice Award for 2015.

Director Ali Kazimi interviewed on Democracy Now

Posted by network on Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Ali Kazimi, director of CP film CONTINUOUS JOURNEY, was recently interviewed by independent online journal Democracy Now about Canadian Prime Minister’s official apology for the Komagata Maru incident.
Cinema Politica is thrilled to launch Ali Kazimi’s CONTINUOUS JOURNEY on #CPVOD on May 18, 2016 to coincide with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s historic apology for the Komagata Maru incident.
Long-serving Cinema Politica Board Member, Dr. Tom Waugh has recently had his newest book, The Conscience of Cinema, published by Amsterdam University Press.
Commemorating the Nakba with our #CPVOD launch of a powerful doc on Israel's collective amnesia.
Check out our newest artist talk with Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, who won the Hot Docs 2016 Vimeo On Demand Audience Choice Award today for her incredible new doc ANGRY INUK.
On the occasion of launching RIOTS REFRAMED online, we are sharing reflections from the film’s director, Fahim Alam, on the subject of documentary and ‘speaking truth to power.’ Photo: Film Pill 2016
Cinema Politica is thrilled to extend our doc-delivery efforts into the online realm with an initial offering of 24 provocative and unique films on our new VOD platform – a service we are launching today.
Beata Bubenec, the director behind the compelling and distressing GOD'S WILL, speaks with Cinema Politica about her award-winning documentary.
“We want people to begin to link struggles over copyright with struggles over ecological justice and Indigenous rights, because all these struggles are fundamentally interrelated.”

Vote for the 2015 Audience Choice Award!

Posted by network on Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Check out the list and vote for your favourite CP film from among the top docs that screened in the CP network during 2015!
The video of the public discussion presented on March 22nd in collaboration with the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia is now available online.

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!
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