Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Indigenous Month Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Presented by the town of Newmarket in partnership with Newmarket Public Library, as part of Indigenous Awareness Month.

The films Water Warriors and Sacred Spirit of Water will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by local Indigenous Advisor Kim Wheatley— speaker, singer, drummer and Anishinaabe Cultural Consultant, and featuring water warrior Nipawi Mahihkan Misit Kakinoosit (via Skype)—Nehiyaw Okicitaw Okimawsis (a Cree Warrior lieutenant), Sucker Creek Cree First Nation; filmmaker/activist Morningstar Mercredi (via Skype) , and Becky Big Canoe—Knowledge Keeper, Water Walker, Georgina Island Chippewas.

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Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

Join us for the opening night of the Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival at The Pickford Film Center. We feature one screening of three short films, beginning at 7:00 PM. We will also have a silent auction from 6:30 – 9:00 PM and a reception in the lobby after the films finish at 8:00 PM. Before and after the films, there will be live music by Michael Savatgy and Ann McAllen.

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Art, Activism & Education - Decolonizing Conference, Toronto, ON
Nov
10
1:30 PM13:30

Art, Activism & Education - Decolonizing Conference, Toronto, ON

  • Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies (CIARS), University of Toronto (map)
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An interdisciplinary conversation on the role of arts in forming alternative classrooms. Featuring Water Warriors, an award-winning short documentary about successful community resistance, followed by a zine-making workshop centered around the film’s themes (climate justice, Indigenous knowledge systems, allyship +). Takeaways include an arts-based lesson plan & curriculum on colonization/decolonization.

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Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Race Flicks - Facing Race, Detroit, MI

Race Forward and Working Films are excited to announce the 2018 Race Flicks film track of Facing Race: A National Conference being held in Detroit, MI from November 8-10, 2018. This year’s Race Flicks program will focus on making an impact with film and on storytelling that truly represents and is accountable to the subjects and communities featured.

Filmmaker Michael Premo will be in attendance

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