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cinema politica Dawson College

established August 2017

previously screened

Reel Injun
Bikes vs Cars
This Changes Everything
Ninth Floor
Angry Inuk
You Are On Indian Land & Incident at Restigouche
Sacred Water: Standing Rock Part 1 & Red Power: Standing Rock Part 2
Birth of a Family
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
Colonization Road
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about cinema politica Dawson College

Cinema Politica at Dawson College is a periodic screening series which aims to raise awareness about relevant political and social issues within the Dawson community and outside.

As a platform for Canadian and international independent filmmaking, it seeks to support local activism and civic education and engagement.


Location: Dawson Theater, 2000 Atwater. Note that the entrance is located on Atwater ave. There is no access via the school.

upcoming screenings

Feb 03
06:30 pm
Tracey Deer / CA / 2005 / 62 '
A look inside the lives of three Mohawk teenagers as they tackle issues of identity, culture and family.
Feb 04
06:30 pm
Alanis Obomsawin / CA / 1993 / 119 '
On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight.
Feb 05
06:30 pm
Tasha Hubbard / CA / 2019 / 98 '
A profound look at racism, colonialism and safety in the prairies.
Feb 06
06:30 pm
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril / CA / 2011 / 50 '
A young woman is on a journey to revive the ancient Inuit tradition of face tattooing, a tradition that has been forbidden for a century, and almost forgotten.

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