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Tickets On Sale for the 32nd World Community Film Fest Opening Night
Tickets On Sale for the 32nd World Community Film Fest Opening Night
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Dates & Times

Fri. Feb 3, 2023 (7:30 pm)

Prices

Admission $17
Low Income $12 – Limited quantities available

Before They Fall

2022, 40 minutes
Conservationists, some Indigenous groups, and scientists come together in this film, as a decades-long battle to protect endangered old-growth forests in BC escalates at Fairy Creek.

River

2022, 75 minutes
A breathtaking cinematic and musical odyssey that explores the intrinsic relationship between humans and rivers. Music by Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Jonny Greenwood and Radiohead, with narration by Willem Dafoe.

Dear Audrey – Thursday, December 1st -7pm
Dear Audrey – Thursday, December 1st -7pm

Dear Audrey (89 min.) is a new award-winning documentary about remarkable love that endures through all the challenges that Alzheimer’s can present.  World Community’s film series continues with this extraordinary film on Thursday, December 1st  at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. Everyone is welcome. Admission is by donation.

World Community Future Vision Event
World Community Future Vision Event

Help us set directions at the

World Community Future Vision Event

Thursday November 17, 6 – 9 pm, Creekside Commons Cohousing

Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: 2202 Lambert Drive, Courtenay

We are looking for your ideas & inspiration to chart directions for our future.

Free Film: Beans – Wednesday April 20th, 7pm at NIC
Free Film: Beans – Wednesday April 20th, 7pm at NIC

From July to September 1990, two Mohawk communities in Quebec — Kanehsatà:ke and Kahnawá:ke — were thrust into a resistance against the Sûreté du Québec, the RCMP, and the Canadian Armed Forces.

Fracking the Peace

Fracking the Peace

How ‘natural’ is liquified ‘natural’ gas? The film Fracking the Peace (35 min) tells how fracking for ‘natural’ gas has negatively impacted the lives of people living on Treaty 8 territory in Northeastern BC.   Join World Community and the Dogwood for a screening of the film and discussion on Friday, December 3 at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College.

The Hidden Life of Trees

The Hidden Life of Trees

Online screening available anytime between November 26 and 28 - CLICK HERE to watch the film trailer or to pre-order a ticket ! A walk in the woods will never be the same after watching the film, The Hidden Life of Trees (83 min), being co-presented by World Community...

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. #3- 2440 Rosewall Crescent, (Tin Town) Courtenay, BC.   FMI: see our Fair Trade page.

Join us for our AGM

World Community’s Annual General Meeting - Thursday Nov. 4th at 7pm on Zoom.  After the formal part of the meeting, we will show a few trailers from our upcoming 31st Annual Film Festival. CLICK HERE for the ZOOM LINK  ________________________ Also, we are hoping you...

Film Series: Walk On: The Horse Healer – Online Oct. 8-11. 

Film Series: Walk On: The Horse Healer – Online Oct. 8-11. 

The natural qualities of horses can be beneficial for people with physical or psychological limitations. World Community’s film series continues online over the Thanksgiving weekend with the beautiful new film Walk On: The Horse Healer (52 min) by Denman Island...

Film Screening: One of Ours

Film Screening: One of Ours

Black and Indigenous identity issues are the focus of the powerfully intimate documentary, One of Ours (88 min) being co-presented by World Community and the Immigrant Welcome Centre. The film won a Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs and will be available online at any...

Film Screening – Los Hermanos: The Brothers

Film Screening – Los Hermanos: The Brothers

Take a musical trip to Cuba with World Community’s next film series offering, Los Hermanos: The Brothers available online anytime from September 10 – 12. CLICK HERE for film trailer & link to purchase tickets ($10/ individual, $16/ household, $8/ limited income....

Film Series: March 26 – 28

Film Series: March 26 – 28

Mental Ilness was affecting 1 in 5 Canadians even before Covid 19 increased those numbers.  The new documentary, Orchestrating Change (85 min) tells the inspiring story of the Me2/Orchestra, the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental...