Celebrating The Tragically Hip & National Canadian Film Day

Celebrating The Tragically Hip & National Canadian Film Day

As part of the annual celebrations for National Canadian Film Day, the Sid Williams Theatre Society and World Community Development Education Society proudly present a screening of Long Time Running on Monday April 16 at the Sid Williams Theatre.

“I would have loved to say thank you face, to face, to face – to everybody, somehow,” Gord Downie declares in one of the interviews featured in the latest film from renowned Canadian documentary filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God, Watermark).

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Film Screening: Directly Affected, Tues. April 3,  7pm at NIC

Film Screening: Directly Affected, Tues. April 3, 7pm at NIC

5 years ago, Vancouver filmmaker, Zack Embree set out on a mission: to understand the impacts of the Kinder Morgan pipeline on local communities and give a voice back to those who had been ignored by the National Energy Board process. He interviewed residents affected...

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Film Screening: Modified – Tues, March 13th – 7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

Film Screening: Modified – Tues, March 13th – 7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

Modified is a first-person documentary-memoir  that questions why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in Canada and the United States, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world.Interweaving the personal and the political, the film is anchored in the filmmaker’s relationship to  her mother, a passionate gardener and food activist. Their intimate mother-daughter investigative journey, fueled by a shared love of food, ultimately reveals the extent to which industrial interests control our food policies, making  a strong case for a more transparent  and sustainable food system. 

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