News & Events

We are open Saturday mornings 10am-1pm
We are open Saturday mornings 10am-1pm

Come visit our TinTown warehouse and pick up your fairly-traded organic products. Products can also be purchased in the Comox Valley and beyond. 2449C Rosewall Crescent, (Tin Town) Courtenay, BC.   FMI: see our Fair Trade page.

Film Screening: Tantura
Film Screening: Tantura

Weird Cinema Hosts Tantura Documentary to Mark 76 th Anniversary of the Nakba On Saturday, May 18 th at 7 pm, Weird Cinema at Weird Church in Cumberland will showcase a documentary that marks the anniversary of the Nakba, This Arabic term means “catastrophe”, and...

Regenerative Coffee Farming and Mayan Resilience in Guatemala
Regenerative Coffee Farming and Mayan Resilience in Guatemala

Mayan farmers are at the forefront of the struggle for environmental justice in Guatemala. Meet Neydi Juracan, National Coordinator of Campesino Committee of the Highlands (CCDA), and hear about the CCDA’s work to protect the land using fair trade coffee as a tool for...

Film Festival Feast 2024

Film Festival Feast 2024

Saturday Dinner (Separate ticket)- a delicious all-inclusive meal of comfort food featuring local ingredients.

Marker of Change: The Story of the Women’s Monument

Marker of Change: The Story of the Women’s Monument

On December 6, 1989, 14 young women at Montréal’s Ecole Polytechnique were systematically murdered solely because they were female.  A group of Vancouver feminists set out to create Canada’s first national monument to name and remember the 14 women. 

World Community AGM on Zoom – Tuesday November 7th at 7pm.

This will be a short meeting including the election of our board. New board members would be welcomed. Guest speakers Shams Alabhai and Tim Young from the Immigrant Welcome Centre will share a brief presentation about the work they do to assist new immigrants. To...

Film Screening: Being Michelle – Online Oct. 27 – 29th

Film Screening: Being Michelle – Online Oct. 27 – 29th

Imagine being deaf and being the defendant in a court case with no access to an interpreter. World Community’s film series continues with the award-winning documentary, Being Michelle (80 min). The film follows the astonishing journey of a deaf woman with autism who...

Film Screening: Unarchived – Wednesday Oct 4th – 7pm

Film Screening: Unarchived – Wednesday Oct 4th – 7pm

Whose stories are left out of historical archives? It has been said that history is written by the winners. World Community’s first film of the fall series, Unarchived (84 min) explores those left out of history in BC. All are welcome to watch this film together in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College, Courtenay on Wednesday, October 4 at 7 pm.

Film Screening: Safe Haven, July 20th and 21st.

Film Screening: Safe Haven, July 20th and 21st.

World Community Film Festival and Cumberland Museum and Archives are collaborating to host filmmakers, Lisa Molomot and Alison Mountz, for two screenings of their award-winning documentary, Safe Haven (80 min). The film exposes realities and myths of Canada as a refuge for war resisters.

The first screening will be held on Thursday, July 20th at 7 pm at the Stan Hagen
Theatre, North Island College.

On Friday, July 21 st the second screening will be held at
the Cumberland Museum and Archives. The museum has limited seating so it is on a ‘first come’ basis.

Film Screening: To Which We Belong

Film Screening: To Which We Belong

Growing food has important impacts, either positive or negative, upon our planet and our climate. To Which We Belong (89 min), looks at the healthy benefits of holistic farming. This inspiring documentary screens Tuesday April 25th at 7pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College.

This film is only available for one ‘in person’ screening. Everyone is welcome. Admission is by donation. FMI: Janet (250) 334-1840

Film Series: Moving Day

Film Series: Moving Day

What would you do if you suddenly lost your housing? World Community’s next film, Moving Day, screens at 7pm, Thursday March 16 at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College. Doors will open at 6:15pm to check out the displays from local groups working on these...

Film Screening and Discussion – ‘Love in the Time of Fentanyl’

Film Screening and Discussion – ‘Love in the Time of Fentanyl’

As BC continues to lose an average of six people each day to the toxic drug poisoning crisis, what is the current situation in the Comox Valley? How can we get past stigma to respond with compassion?

Join World Community and partner groups on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, for an evening of film followed by a panel of Comox Valley advocates and agencies to learn about our local situation.