Film Series

Film Screening: Under Thin Ice – Nov 27-29
Film Screening: Under Thin Ice – Nov 27-29

Swim with polar bears and whales in the arctic! Or watch from the comfort of your home as the experts do it in the beautiful film Under Thin Ice (88 min). World Community’s online film series continues all weekend from 6 pm Friday Nov. 27 through Sunday Nov. 29...

Film Screening: Jimmy Carter, Rock & Roll President
Film Screening: Jimmy Carter, Rock & Roll President

World Community’s film series continues November 6 - 8 with the new uplifting film Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (96 min) screening online into the comfort of your home. Programmer Wayne Bradley comments “This music-filled documentary is a much-needed...

Film Screening – The Great Disconnect
Film Screening – The Great Disconnect

World Community resumes our film series with The Great Disconnect (one hour), available to stream on Tues. Oct. 20th at 6pm and continuing to be available through midnight on Wed. Oct. 21. Link to the film: https://xerb.tv/channel/worldcommunityca/virtual-events Even...

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 Screening: After Spring – Tuesday Sept. 25th at 7pm

Film Screening: After Spring – Tuesday Sept. 25th at 7pm

World Community is partnering with the Immigrant Welcome Centre for a special screening of the award-winning documentary, After Spring, at 7pm, Tuesday Sept. 25 in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. The film, produced by Jon Stewart, premiered at...

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).

Film Screening: Directly Affected, Tues. April 3,  7pm at NIC

Film Screening: Directly Affected, Tues. April 3, 7pm at NIC

5 years ago, Vancouver filmmaker, Zack Embree set out on a mission: to understand the impacts of the Kinder Morgan pipeline on local communities and give a voice back to those who had been ignored by the National Energy Board process. He interviewed residents affected...

Film Screening: Modified – Tues, March 13th – 7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

Film Screening: Modified – Tues, March 13th – 7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

Modified is a first-person documentary-memoir  that questions why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in Canada and the United States, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world.Interweaving the personal and the political, the film is anchored in the filmmaker’s relationship to  her mother, a passionate gardener and food activist. Their intimate mother-daughter investigative journey, fueled by a shared love of food, ultimately reveals the extent to which industrial interests control our food policies, making  a strong case for a more transparent  and sustainable food system. 

Film Screening – Tues. Feb 13th – “Best of Fest”

Film Screening – Tues. Feb 13th – “Best of Fest”

The votes are in from the recent World Community Film Festival and the audience pick for a “Best of Fest” re-screening is Bending the Arc (102 min.) to be held on Tuesday, Feb.13 at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College, Courtenay. Bending...

Indigenous Film to Screen

Indigenous Film to Screen

World Community wraps up its 2017 film series on Tuesday, December 5th at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College with a screening of Our People Will Be Healed (98 min). Admission is by donation. Everyone is welcome. Click here to watch the film...

Film Fest Sneak Preview Exposes Privacy Risks

Film Fest Sneak Preview Exposes Privacy Risks

Check out a sneak preview of the 27th World Community Film Festival at the screening of Pre-Crime on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre, NIC Courtenay campus. Click Here to watch the film trailer. What if tomorrow's murders could be prevented...

Film Screening: I Am Not Your Negro – Tuesday Nov. 14 – 7pm at NIC

Film Screening: I Am Not Your Negro – Tuesday Nov. 14 – 7pm at NIC

Raoul Peck's oscar-nominated film, I Am Not Your Negro, a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. In 1979, James Baldwin was planning his next book project, a personal account of the lives and...

Film Screening – Tues. Oct 10,  7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

Film Screening – Tues. Oct 10, 7pm at NIC Theatre, Courtenay

FREIGHTENED – The Real Price of Shipping.... Cheap clothes, electronics, food — all of it travels the globe by ship. And the true cost of shipping is higher than you may think. Learn more about this and what you can do to make a difference at World Community's film...