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cinema politica University of Alberta

established July 2017

local co-sponsors

Political Science Graduate Students Association (PSGSA)
Alberta Public Interest Research Group (APIRG)

about cinema politica University of Alberta

Presented in association with the Political Science Graduate Students Association (PSGSA) and the Alberta Public Interest Research Group (APIRG), Cinema Politica University of Alberta is a monthly documentary film series on the University of Alberta campus focusing on a range of social, political, and environmental topics. In particular, we aim to educate, inspire, and connect students and the wider public through documentary film. that are We screen films on the last Monday of each academic month (September - November and January - March). All screenings have admission by donation and are open to the public. Film screenings are typically followed by a facilitated group discussion, a guest speaker, or a Skype Q&A. For more information including inquires regarding volunteering or collaborations, please do not hesitate to contact us.

upcoming screenings

Oct 30
07:00 pm
Brett Story / CA / 2016 / 87 '
An artful study of place, people and the political imagination, this creative doc neither shows, nor tells, and instead conveys the need for prison justice.
Nov 27
07:00 pm
Guy Davidi & Emad Burnat / PS / 2011 / 90 '
Inspiring, devastating and exquisite, this doc is part home movie, part resistance journal, part memorial and part impossible collaboration.
Jan 29
07:00 pm
Mina Shum / CA / 2015 / 81 '
A chronicle of a troubled chapter in Concordia University’s history where black students occupy the Hall building to protest institutionalized racism.
Feb 26
07:00 pm
Conor McNally / CA / 2017 / 40 '
Drawing on the tradition of oral storytelling, ôtênaw is a philosophical and creative treatment of land rights, territory, history and culture.
Mar 26
(All day)
WAKING THE GREEN TIGER follows an extraordinary and unprecedented campaign to stop a huge dam project on the Upper Yangtze river in southwestern China.

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