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February Film Night – Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

All are welcomed to the February social Justice movie night at 7:30 PM on Feb.9 in the Church. This month’s film, by Karen Cho, focuses on issues of critical importance in regard to the rights and the safety of women in our society. Synopsis: Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how …

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Social Justice Movie Night Friday, Jan. 12

Discuss the film with the Director – Rosie Dransfeld will be attending this showing to answer questions and talk about the impact of her film. Westwood Sanctuary Friday, January 12th at 7:00 pm “Who Cares” (2012, 79 min, Viewer Discretion) From director Rosie Dransfeld – a documentary about Edmonton’s sex trade workers. All are welcome …

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Social Justice Film Night

Please join us for a showing of the film TOMMY DOUGLAS, KEEPER OF THE FLAME on October 13th at 7:00 PM This feature documentary from the National Film Board traces the political career of T.C. (Tommy) Douglas, former premier of Saskatchewan and leader of the New Democratic Party, who was voted the Greatest Canadian in …

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September Social Justice Educational Film

The Social Justice committee continues it very successful educational film series on Friday September 15 at 7:00 Pm. The film (followed by discussion) for this month is Merchants of Doubt.  This documentary exposes the ‘experts’ who trade in misinformation and false news to influence the general public.  

Social Justice Committee Movie Night June 2

This month’s social justice movie night features the provocative, award winning documentary Honor Diaries Honor Diaries is a 2013 documentary film by producer Paula Kweskin. Honor Diaries explores violence against women in honor-based societies, with particular focus on female genital mutilation (FGM), violence against women and honor killings and forced marriage, and lack of access …

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No Impact Man SJ Movie Night

Friday, May 5th  7p.m. at Westwood No Impact Man  follows the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact. Join us for our monthly Social Justice movie, all welcome, no charge. And yes, there is popcorn!

Open Bethlehem at SJ Movie Night

On Friday April 7 join members of the Social Justice Committee at 7:00 PM at Westwood to watch an interesting new film. Discussion and popcorn to follow. Open Bethlehem is a deeply personal film that has been 10 years in the making. At times funny, always passionate, this film paints the portrait of Bethlehem as it …

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Social Justice Movie Night

On Friday March 3 at 7:00 PM the film FREEDOM’S LAND will be shown at Westwood. This is a critically acclaimed documentary on the escape from Slavery to Canada by African Americans in the 1800’s. A discussion will follow and all are welcomed. A reminder that the regular monthly meeting of the Social Justice Committee …

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