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CINEMA POLITICA IN THE NEWS - GENERAL

+ The Human Rights Watch Film Festival lightens up, NOW Magazine, 28 March 2017.
Immigrant documentary filmmaker Min Sook Lee explores women migrant workers in new film, Canadian Immigrant, 18 August 2016.
+ Nations & Migrations: New film series confronts 'comfortable truths' about life as an immigrant, CBC Arts, 28 November 2016.
+ Montreal's Outdoor Screenings Reimagine the Movie Theatre, Montreal Gazette, 18 June 2016.
+ Cinema Politica Creates Video-on-demand Site, CBC News, 25 April 2016.
+ Min Sook Lee to be presented with Alanis Obomsawin Award, The Concordian, 22 March 2016.
+ Светла Търнин: Медиите често ни заблуждават, A-Specto, 17 March 2016.
Symbolism in Inuit tattooing: First Peoples, First Screens crafts spaces for conversation, McGill Daily, 15 February 2016.
Montreal students flock to Inuit tattoo documentary, Nunatsiaq News, 10 February 2016.
Through revolution with love: A Syrian Love Story documents struggle for freedom, McGill Daily, 8 February 2016.
Feed Your Head: Finding the lost art of face tattooing at Concordia’s Cinema Politica, Montreal Gazette, 8 February 2016.
+ First Peoples, First Screens: a new Indigenous-focused film series at Concordia, Concordia University News, 1 February 2016.
Human toll of war: A Syrian Love Story premieres in Montreal, Montreal Gazette, 31 January 2016.
The refugees are here—now celebrated doc A Syrian Love Story comes to Canada, CBC Arts, 29 January 2016.
A marriage and a country fall apart, The Concordian, January 2016.
Interview on A Syrian Love Story Documentary, Free City Radio, January 2016.
+ Curating the North: Documentary Screening Ethics and Inuit Representation in (Festival) Cinema, Art Threat, 17 December 2015.
+ Beyond the Female Gaze and Towards a Documentary Gender Equality, POV Magazine, Fall 2015.+ A Letter from Cinema Politica (Sydney), Honi Soit, 4 August 2015.
+ «Сложно привести примеры, чтобы никого не обидеть» Основатели активистской киносети Cinema Politica — о том, как снимать док политически и кто может в этом помочь практически (Interview with Ezra Winton & Svetla Turnin), Colta.ru, 6 April 2015. 
+ About political films and documentary activism: Ezra Winton & Svetla Turnin, Docudays UA, 22 March 2015.
+ Кауза.doc (Cause.doc), Capital.bg, 18 March 2015.
+ Светла Търнин – в основата на мрежата Сinema Politica (Interview with Cinema Politica co-founder Svetla Turnin), Bulgarian National Radio, 16 March 2015.
+ Журналисти: В конфликта в Украйна няма добри и лоши, всички страдат (Journalists: In the conflict in Ukraine, there are no good and bad sides, everyone suffers, Sofia Topnovini, 13 March 2015.
+ 3 дискусии от София филм фест: "Документалното кино в търсене на справедливост", Kafene.bg, 10 March 2015.
+ Screening Truth to Power: A Reader on Documentary Activism, Art Threat, 7 March 2015.
+ Cinema Politica: Mexico's Huicholes worry that Canadian mining company will destroy their sacred lands, Montreal Gazette, 24 November 2014
+ Can Political Films Make Any Real Change?, The Link, 21 October 2014.
+ Film Chronicles the Movement to Save a Sacred Land and a Visionary Culture, IC Magazine, 14 October 2014.
+ From Screen to Political Action, Cinema Politica is a Global Catalyst, The Indepedent, 10 September 2014. 
+ Woohoo! Occupy Love just won the Cinema Politica Audience Choice Award, OccuWorld, 24 July 2014.
+ Montreal's 2014 Encuentro Film Festival, Arts & Opinion, June 2014.
+ Social movements on celluloid at Encuentro 2014, Concordia University News, 11 June 2014.
+ Cinema Politica Tours First Book with Film Screening, June 2014.
+ 'Children 404' Examines the Living Nightmare of Russia's LGBTQ Teens, Bullett Magazine, 5 May 2014.
+ Hot off the Presses: Getting to know Cinema Politica, Montreal Rampage, 3 May 2014.
+ 'Screening Truth to Power - A Reader on Documentary Activism', Radio Canada International, 18 April 2014.
+ Q&A: Cinema Politica's Ezra Winton on launching a self-published book, Quill & Quire, 17 April 2014.
+ It's Cinema Politica, the book, Cult Montreal, 8 April 2014.
+ Woman charged under Russian anti-gay law for helping teens acquitted, Daily Xtra, 29 March 2014.
+ Youth against Putin, The Portland Phoenix, 5 March 2014.
+ Dix ans de Cinema Politica, Le Devoir, 12 February 2014. 
+ Cinema Politica is 10 Years Old, Cult MTL, 7 November 2013<
+ CKUT Queer Corps interview on Children 404 (starts at 48 min), CKUT News, 28 October 2013.
+ Montreal activists fundraise for new doc about Russian LGBT kids, Daily Xtra, 28 October 2013.
+ Cinema Politica: 10 Years of Screening Truth to Power, ZMagazine, 24 October 2013. 
+ CKUT Interview with Svetla & Ezra on CP's 10 Year Anniversary (starts at 17 min), CKUT News, Tuesday Morning After, 22 OCtober 2013.
+ Cinema Politica - Screening Truth to Power, Radio Canada International, 11 October 2013.
+ Viva Politica!, POV Magazine, 18 September 2013. 
+ Cinema Politica's Top 10 - The Cinema Politica team chooses their top ten moments from their first ten years,  POV Magazine, 18 Stepmber 2013.
+ Last Chance for LGBT Refugees, Q with Jian Ghomeshi, CBC Radio, 5 June 2013.
+ Montreal-Based Cinema Politica Steadily Increases its Reach, Art with Impact, 16 April 2013.
+ Cinema Politica: Politically Active with a Side of Popcorn, Gradlife, 26 February 2013.
+ Conditions Dropped in Security Certificate Case, Toronto Media Co-op, 9 January 2013. 
+ Inside Sweet Crude, Sun News, 11 June 2012. 
Film for Thought, The Daily, April 5 2012.
+ Seven years of Cinema Politica—The lives of nannies—Refugees and their rights—Roller derby funds, Montreal Mirror, 31 March 2011.
+ Cinema Politica: How a Montreal grassroots documentary initiative is making a global impact, Nightlife Magazine, 25 March 2011.
+ Cinema Politica is a hive of social activism, The Gazette, 19 March 2011.
+ Cinema Politica: Artists Against apartheid, Tadamon!, 5 November 2010.
+ Cultural Crossroads: Cinema Politica: Activist projections, Hour Community, 8 April 2010.
+ Killer Coke is no joke, The Sheaf, 11 February 2010.
+ Coke under examination in new doc, The Lance, 10 February 2010.
+ Killer Coke? Film courts controversy, The Windsor Star, 8 February 2010.
+ The Coca-Cola Case: first film to be screened as a result of the new NFB-Cinema Politica partnership, National Film Board of Canada, 2 February 2010.
+ Film aimed at Coca-Cola draws icey response, ajc.com, 26 January 2010.
+ Coca-Cola threatens Cinema Politica documentary screening, The McGill Daily, 21 January 2010.
+ Film group says plans to screen Coca-Cola doc, The People's United Community, 20 January 2010.
+ L'affaire Coca-Cola Un film au gout amer, selon l'entreprise, Radio-Canada, 20 January 2010.
+ Coca-Cola documentary draws company's ire, CTV British Columbia, 19 January 2010.
+ Coke discourages screenings of labour documentary, CBC News, 18 January 2010.
+ Sickly Sweet Censorship, NB Media Co-op, 17 January 2010.
+ Coca-Cola intimidates student group over film screening, Art Threat, 15 January 2010.
+ The NFB joins forces with Cinema Politica, NFB.ca Blog, 11 January 2010.
+ Cinema Politica Screens, Streams NFB Content, Mediacaster Magazine, 8 January 2010.
+ Cinema Politica: a grassroots cinema distribution network, The Warehouse, 2010.
+ Cinema Politica faces funding crisis, Socialdoc.net, April 2008.
+ From Grassroots to Global Networks: Cinema Politica and the Cultural Reprise of Political Documentary, Art Threat, 12 May 2007.

CINEMA POLITICA IN THE NEWS - LOCALS

+ A food justice lesson from Brooklyn, McGill Daily, 11 August 2017. 
+ What's On, CTV News, 24 April 2017.
+ Permaculture: Becoming Part of the Whole, The Concordian, 11 April 2017.
+ Documentary captures Montreal family’s fight for patriarch imprisoned in China, Montreal Gazette, 4 April 2017.
+ India’s female boxers gamble marriage for fame in documentary by Concordia grads, CBC News, 2 April 2017.
+ With this Ring smashes stereotypes with a one-two punch, The Concordian, 28 March 2017.
+ ‘This film had to be made’: the incredible story of India's women boxing champs, Concordia University News, 27 March 2017.
+ Interview with Ameesha Joshi and Anna Sarkissian, Monday Morning After CKUT, 27 March 2017.
+ Beauty, trauma, and remembrance in new documentary ‘Cameraperson’, McGill Tribune, 26 March 2017.
+ Film prompts discussion on plight of Syrian refugees, The Toronto Observer, 21 March 2017.
+ To the Ends of the Earth: An Interview with Filmmaker/Director David Lavallee, Concordia Biology Student Association, 18 March 2017.
+ Ovarian Psycos: channeling anger into progress, The Concordian, 28 February 2017.
+ Ovarian Psycos: Reclaiming Spaces, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, 28 February 2017.
+ Cinema Politica presents The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, Grid City Magazine, 21 February 2017.
+ Cinema Politica: The Same Difference & Pariah, Grad/Aperature, 17 February, 2017.
+ The Same Difference looks past the labels, The Concordian, 7 February 2017.
+ Celebrating Black Heritage Month on P.E.I. with music, dance, art, Journal Pioneer, 7 February 2017.
+ Cinema Politica screening series Fascism Inc., Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News, 18 January 2017.
+ To-Do List: Monday, Dec 5, Cult MTL, 5 December 2016.
+ Unfit to Print Podcast - Interview with George Kurian, The McGill Daily, 30 November 2016.
+ Major! A Documentary About Transgender Power, The Concordian, 29 November 2016.
+ 2010 G20: A Dark Moment in Canadian History, The Concordian, 15 November 2016.
+ Climate Change Film Screening on The Danforth, Inside Toronto, 11 November 2016.
+ Migrant Workers in Canada: the New Second-Class Citizens, The Concordian, 11 October 2016.
+ The Occupation of the American Mind, The Concordian, 4 October 2016.
+ The Military Occupation as an Open Secret, The McGill Daily, 30 September 2016.
+ The Revolution You Didn't Hear About Gets its Screen Time, The Concordian, 27 September 2016.
+ Alternative education: learning beyond the classroom, Honi Soit, 25 August 2016.
+ Documentaire efficace sur la mobilisation contre les pipelines, Courrier Laval, 15 April 2016.
+ Montreal Graffiti Artist FONKi Returns to His 'Roots' in Powerful Documentary, CBC Arts, 5 April 2016.
Fracking Threatens Indigenous Culture, The McGill Daily, 4 April 2016.
+ Capturing action in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Times, 9 March 2016.
Racing towards acceptance, The Concordian, 2 March 2016.
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Celebrating black history in P.E.I., Journal Pioneer, 1 February, 2016.
Bill Paul interviews Paula Papel and Roberta Cory re Cinema Politica London, Straight Talk, February 2016.
+ Cinema Politica Ryerson Engages Political Discussion through Film, Ryerson Folio, 14 October 2015.
+ Fall Series Preview with Cinema Politica, and In-Depth with Victoria Lean, CKUT 90.3 FM News Collective Blog, 1 October 2015.
+ Cinema Politica: After the Last River Explores Attawapiskat's Troubles, Mostly Movies, 28 September 2015.
+ A Letter from Cinema Politica, Honi Soit, 4 August 2015.
+ Have you examined your life? , TheIndependent.ca, 24 April 2015.
+ Politica moves to Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times, 18 March 2015.
+ Celebrating women, activism, and advocacy, Journal Pioneer, 3 March 2015.
+ Public art, creative economy, or vandalism?, SooToday.com, 19 February 2015.   
+ "It is an act of violence to to mine that mountain", TheIndependent.ca, 22 February 2015.
+ Inaugural Social Justice Film Festival set for Feb. 13 to 15, Journal Pioneer, 8 February 2015.
+ Mais où se cache notre Cinéma Politica?, Quartier Libre, 2 February 2015. 
+ Cinema Politica Screening Review: The Gulabi Gang, Graphite Publications, 28 January 2015.
+ Israel-Palestine: The importance of first hand accounts, TheIndependent.ca, 27 January 2015.
+ Cinema Politica Line-Up Showcases the Best Docs from Gaza to Home, Montreal Rampage, 22 January 2015.
+ Cinéma Politica : Silence, ça tourne!, Impact Campus, 20 January 2015.
+ Cinema Politica and P.E.I. Abortion Rights Network, Journal Pioneer, 19 January 2015.
+ Debt smart: a credit-conscious film series reinforces your New Year's resolutions and addresses a growing problem, The Coast, 8 January 2015.
+ Cine Files: Get rebellious on Monday with Cinema Politica, Montreal Gazette, 27 October, 2014.
+ Public education focus of next Cinema Politica doc, Maple Ridge News, 20 September 2014.
+ Maple Ridge youth eloquent about the future, Maple Ridge News, 28 May, 2014.
+ Bringing diverse documentaries to St. John's audiences, Faclty of Arts News, 22 May 2014.

 

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