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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.


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.

Help Us Get CP Nairobi Started

Posted by network on Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Two media makers and organizers in Nairobi are looking for a projector to help launch the first CP local in Africa.

Free screenings of early Kartemquin Films

Posted by ezra on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The awesome folks at Kartemquin have free radical films for you for a limited time only!

New Acquisition: A SYRIAN LOVE STORY

Posted by network on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A bold and intimate new film about love and war is CP's newest acquisition and inaugural title for our new alternative distribution efforts.


Posted by network on Tuesday, December 22, 2015

As we mark this 13th year of activities at 100 locations around the globe, we’re excited to continue building and strengthening the largest alternative documentary exhibition network in the world.
A Montreal documentary festival was at the centre of a controversy over the representation of Inuit in one of their films, and a Nunavut-based filmmaker has much to say on the topic.

Cinema Politica Partners with ROAR Magazine!

Posted by network on Sunday, December 13, 2015

Cinema Politica and ROAR Magazine are very excited to announce the launch of a Cinema Politica Freestreaming Channel on ROAR Magazine’s website.
In “Beyond the Female Gaze and Towards a Documentary Gender Equality”, Turnin reports on the discussions held during IDFA’s 2014 The Female Gaze program.

Cinema Politica Collaboration with Palestinian Perspectives

Posted by network on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Cinema Politica collaborates with the 9th edition of Palestinian Perspectives to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

New Acquisition – (T)ERROR

Posted by network on Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Cinema Politica is thrilled to announce that we have acquired the rights to screen (T)ERROR (Lyric R. Cabral & David Felix Sutcliffe, 2014) throughout our network of locals.

What is scaring Cinema Politica this Halloween?

Posted by network on Friday, October 30, 2015

Late October’s Halloween festivities, with their kitschy invocations of scary ghosts and witches, pose an interesting dilemma to Cinema Politica’s programming.
Lillian Boctor delivered an evocative intro to CP Concordia's screening of ART WAR co-presented with HOWL!.
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