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June Social Justice Movie Night

Treasure Hunters by Bruno Baillargeon They live on our waste, on what we leave behind. Once called guenillous (beggars), they’re now known as scrappeurs—or, more nobly, recycleurs. Denis is one of them, prospecting by bicycle around his neighbourhood, sifting through garbage looking for things to sell: used furniture, crippled toys, trinkets, scrap metal and a myriad other cast-off items …

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Special Social Justice Presentation: Human Rights in Iraqi-Kurdistan

Professor Randolph Haluza-DeLay (Sociology, The King’s University) will speak about his participation in in a learning tour to Northern Iraq with the human rights agency Christian Peacemaker Teams last year. Kurdistan straddles the borders of Iraq, Iran, Syria & Turkey. The Kurds have been victimized by these countries, facing genocide just 3 decades ago and …

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United States of Africa

The Westwood Social Justice Committee hosts Movie Night 7:00 PM – Friday April 12th Please pass the word and bring a friend! Thought provoking films Discussion Refreshments African hip hop pioneer Didier Awadi is on a quest to craft an album that pays tribute to the great black revolutionary leaders and their struggle to realize …

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Social Justice Movie Night Mar 8!

Joinus on Friday March 8 at 7:00 PM at Westwood. We watch the movie and have a chance to reflect on it together. Shameless Propaganda. Filmmakers Robert Lower’s take on the boldest and most compelling propaganda effort in our history. This feature documentary examines its own genre, which has often been called Canada’s national art …

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Social Justice Movie Night – Feb. 8, 2019

Join us at 7:00 PM on the second Friday of each month. For a film and short discussion. This month’s film, This feature documentary tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await a decision that will change …

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Social Justice Film Night, Dec 2018

Dec. 14 7:00 PM Waterwalker This feature-length documentary follows naturalist Bill Mason on his journey by canoe into the Ontario wilderness. The filmmaker and artist begins on Lake Superior, then explores winding and sometimes tortuous river waters to the meadowlands of the river’s source. Along the way, Mason paints scenes that capture his attention and …

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Four Women of Egypt

Four Women of Egypt. How do we get along with each other when our views collide? This feature documentary invites you to partake in a discussion between 4 Egyptian women of different political and religious stripe. Amina, Safynaz, Shahenda and Wedad are Muslim, Christian, or non-religious, but they are first and foremost friends. They listen …

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NCR: Not Criminally Responsible

Social Justice Film Night NCR: Not Criminally Responsible A documentary about violence, mental illness, and the rights of victims. The film looks at both sides of the debate and puts a human face on the complex ethical issues raised.  2013, 1 hour 39 min October 12 7pm at Westwood. All welcome. No charge. THIS FILM …

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Social Justice Movie Night Returns Sept. 14

Tonight, the Social Justice committee is kicking off the first monthly Film Night with a showing of “The Road Forward” (1hr. 41mins.), a musical documentary connecting the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the1930’s with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today.  Starts at 7pm – all are welcome!

Social Justice Movie Night

Please join us at the Church on Friday June 8th  at 7:00 PM for a screening of The Chocolate Farmer. “This full-length documentary takes us to an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, where cacao farmer and father Eladio Pop manually works his plantation in the tradition of his Mayan ancestors: as a steward of the …

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