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October 2016
Free

The Yes Men Are Revolting (screening)

October 24, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for a free public film screening of "The Yes Men are Revolting" (2014, 90mins) https://www.facebook.com/events/322647788080383/ Room 301 https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/yes-men-are-revolting The sequel to the hit 2003 documentary follows activist-pranksters Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano as they pull the rug out from under mega-corporations, government officials and a complacent media in a series of outrageous stunts designed to draw awareness to the issue of climate change. Fans of comic documentaries can rejoice. If you've never heard of the Yes Men, you're…

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November 2016
Free

Is the Crown at War with Us? (screening)

November 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for a free public film screening of "Is the Crown at War with Us?" (2002, 97mins) https://www.facebook.com/events/1446923048657655/ Paul O'Regan Hall https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/crown-war-us It was the summer of 2000 and the country watched with disbelief as federal fishery officers appeared to wage war on the Mi'gmaq fishermen of Esgenoopetitj, or Burnt Church, New Brunswick. Why would officials of the Canadian government attack citizens for exercising rights that had been affirmed by the highest court in the land? What happened at…

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Sedition (screening) and Spoken Word Event

November 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for a free public film screening of "Sedition" (2008, 16mins) folllowed by Spoken Word performances by Rebecca Thomas (Halifax Poet Laureate) and Poets For Progress https://www.facebook.com/events/1252289604801649/ Paul O'Regan Hall https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/sedition Commissioned by PEN Canada in 2008, Sedition is a 16-minute documentary by Min Sook Lee that explores issues around media and bias, and sensitive issues in the classroom. Sedition profiles two young spoken-word artists who grapple with issues of racism and censorship, and offer their thoughts on the…

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December 2016
Free

If a Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front (screening)

December 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Join us for a free public film screening of "If a Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front" (2011, 88mins) https://www.facebook.com/events/306102246423924/ Room 301 https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/if-tree-falls-story-earth-liberation-front In December 2005, Daniel McGowan was arrested by Federal agents in a nationwide sweep of radical environmentalists involved with the Earth Liberation Front-- a group the FBI has called America's "number one domestic terrorism threat." For years, the ELF—operating in separate anonymous cells without any central leadership—had launched spectacular arsons against dozens of businesses…

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January 2017

Screening: A Place Called Chiapas

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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                      Join us for a free public screening of A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS (1998, 92 minutes) https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/place-called-chiapas Halifax Central Library, Room 301 A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS is a documentary film of first-hand accounts of the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation or Zapatistas) and the lives of its soldiers and the people for whom they fight. Director Nettie Wild takes the viewer to rebel…

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February 2017

Screening: In the Shadow of Borders

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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                  Join us for a free public screening of IN THE SHADOW OF BORDERS (2015, 37 minutes) https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/shadow-borders Halifax Central Library, Room 301 Is Canada the welcoming country for migrants it likes to call itself? IN THE SHADOW OF BORDERS challenges this myth and, through personal stories of detention, denial of essential services, labour exploitation and deportation, exposes how precarious are the lives of those without status. By connecting histories—of indigenous sovereignty,…

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Screening: The Crossing

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Halifax Central Library,
5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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                      Join us for a free public screening of THE CROSSING (2015, 55 minutes) https://www.cinemapolitica.org/film/crossing Halifax Central Library, Paul O'Regan Hall THE CROSSING tells the difficult story of individuals forced into displacement and takes us along on one of the most dangerous journeys of our time with a group of Syrians fleeing war and persecution, crossing a sea, two continents and five countries, searching for a home to rekindle the…

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