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Film Screening: 2040, Tues. Feb. 11th,  7pm at NIC
Film Screening: 2040, Tues. Feb. 11th, 7pm at NIC

The votes have been tallied from the recent World Community Film Festival. Audience pick for “Best of Fest” is the inspirational film “2040” which will be re-screened at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College. Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on a...

Film Festival Feast 2019
Film Festival Feast 2019

Saturday 2 Feb - 6pm - Upper Filberg Hall Join us for a delicious vegetarian feast on Saturday Night at the World Community Film Festival. This annual feast is a wonderful place to gather and connect to reflect on the incredible stories shared at the 2019 festival....

Guest Speaker: Robert Massoud – Monday, May 7th – Comox United Church, 250 Beach Ave, Comox
Guest Speaker: Robert Massoud – Monday, May 7th – Comox United Church, 250 Beach Ave, Comox

Palestinian-born and Canadian-raised Robert Massoud, who hails from Toronto, is the founder of Zatoun fair trade products from Palestine. Moussad will be visiting Vancouver Island in May, engaging Canadians to learn more and empathize with Palestinians and their struggle for a just peace for Israel/Palestine. His Comox Valley appearance takes place on Monday, May 7 at 7 pm at the Comox United Church, 250 Beach Ave, in Comox. Food samplings made from Zatoun fair trade extra virgin olive oil and za’atar herb blend will be featured.

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).

Nice People – 8:00 pm SID – 91 min.
Nice People – 8:00 pm SID – 91 min.

Nice People Closing Night 8:00PM SID 91 min. Kinosmith, 2015 Directors: Anders Helgeson, Karin af Klintberg   The predominantly white community of the rural town of Borlänge is changed within two years by the influx of 3,000 Somalis who have fled war and come to...

KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful – 7:30 pm SID – 96 min.

KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful – 7:30 pm SID – 96 min.

KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful Opening Night 7:30 SID 96 min. Canada Wild Productions, 2016 Director: Nettie Wild (in attendance) Cinematography: Van Royko   KONELĪNE is a sensual, cinematic celebration of northwestern British Columbia, and all the dreamers who...

Angry Inuk – 10:00 am SID – 83 min.

Angry Inuk – 10:00 am SID – 83 min.

Angry Inuk Saturday 10:00AM SID 83 min. NFB, 2016 Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril In her film Angry Inuk, Inuit director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Though...

A New Economy – 10:00 am UNS – 85 min.

A New Economy – 10:00 am UNS – 85 min.

A New Economy Saturday 10:00AM UNS 85 min. Domain 7 Studio Director: Trevor Meier   What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model? Watch, as several organizations strive towards building a more cooperative future. By rewarding...

Seeds of Justice: In the Hands of Farmers – 10:00 am LNS – 37 min.

Seeds of Justice: In the Hands of Farmers – 10:00 am LNS – 37 min.

Seeds of Justice: In the Hands of Farmers Saturday 10:00AM LNS 37 min. USC Canada in collaboration with the Gaia Foundation, 2015 Filmmaker: Jess Phillimore   Seeds of Justice follows Ethiopian plant geneticist Dr Melaku Worede’s inspirational work to value...

The Brainwashing of My Dad – 10:00 am FFR – 90 min.

The Brainwashing of My Dad – 10:00 am FFR – 90 min.

The Brainwashing of My Dad Saturday 10:00AM FFR 90 min. www.thebrainwashingofmydad.com,  2016 Filmmaker: Jen Senko   As filmmaker, Jen Senko, tries to understand the transformation of her father from a non political, life-long US Democrat to an angry right-wing...

Pan: Our Musical Odyssey – 10:45 am LNS – 53 min.

Pan: Our Musical Odyssey – 10:45 am LNS – 53 min.

Pan: Our Musical Odyssey Saturday 10:45AM LNS 53 min. www.pan.tt , 2015 Directors: Jerome Guiot and Thierry Teston   During World War II, Trinidad & Tobago's underprivileged urban gangs stole oil drums to create a new musical instrument - the Steelpan. This...

WEconomics – 11:45 am UNS – 20 min.

WEconomics – 11:45 am UNS – 20 min.

WEconomics Saturday 11:45AM UNS 20 min. McNabb/ Connolly, 2016 Filmmakers: Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young   The Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy has one of the highest concentrations of cooperative businesses in the developed world. The capital, Bologna,...

Planetary – 12:10 pm SID – 53 min.

Planetary – 12:10 pm SID – 53 min.

Planetary Saturday 12:10PM SID 53 min. McNabb/Connolly, 2015 Director: Guy Reid   Planetary is a provocative and breathtaking wake-up call – a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. It is a poetic and...

We Regret to Inform You – 12:10 pm FFR – 11 min.

We Regret to Inform You – 12:10 pm FFR – 11 min.

We Regret to Inform You Saturday 12:10PM FFR 11 min. NFB, 2016 Filmmakers: Eva Colmers & Heidi Janz   In a check-box society that functions by dividing us into neatly-defined categories, where does someone with a strong mind and a weak body fit in? Dr. Heidi...

The Sea Between Us – 12:15 pm LNS – 30 min.

The Sea Between Us – 12:15 pm LNS – 30 min.

The Sea Between Us Saturday 12:15PM LNS The Sea Between Us 22 min, 2016 Refuge 8 min, 2016 Filmmaker: Caoimhe Butterly   The Sea Between Us was filmed in early 2016. These are the stories of some of the women, men and children who have made the perilous sea...

Unbroken Ground – 12:20 pm UNS – 26 min.

Unbroken Ground – 12:20 pm UNS – 26 min.

Unbroken Ground Saturday 12:20PM UNS 26 min. Patagonia, 2016 Director: Chris Malloy   Unbroken Ground explores the critical role food plays in finding solutions to the environmental crisis. The vast majority of our food is produced using methods that reduce...