A CHOCOLATE AFFAIR – Friday, March 20th

A CHOCOLATE AFFAIR – Friday, March 20th

 World Community presents


Celebrating FAIR TRADE Chocolate

Friday, March 20th, 2015 - 7pm Upper Florence Filberg Hall

chocAffairCome enjoy chocolate treats created by local chefs, the music of Anela Kahiamoe, and a film screening!

There will be a silent auction & door prizes

Participating Businesses:
Atlas Cafe, As you Like It Catering, Blue Moon Winery, Dark Side Chocolates, Tria Fine Catering and Cumberland Hemp Co.

Tickets $20 - advance purchase only at Laughing Oyster Book Shop & Bop City Records (Courtenay) Dark Side Chocolates (Cumberland), Church Street Bakery (Comox)

All the Senses to be Indulged in A Chocolate Affair   Local chefs and chocolatiers will be preparing chocolate in all its magnificent and tasty forms. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to sample a variety of delectable fair trade treats. Tea and coffee will also be served.

Add to this a silent auction of quality goods, and door prizes and you’re promised a great night out. Funds raised from the event will go towards supporting the work of World Community, both locally and internationally. World Community contributes a significant portion of its profits and efforts to Comox Valley groups and causes.

FMI: phone 250 337-5412


23rd Annual World Community Film Festival 2014 – Viewer Clips

Below is a short video from Free2BeYou featuring some comments from festival-goers at the 2014 World Community Film Festival.

[av_video src=’http://youtu.be/zS4xi3WG_KY’ format=’16-9′ width=’16’ height=’9′]

This video was produced in collaboration with the Comox Valley Global Awareness Network.

CVGAN_logoThe CV Global Awareness Network (CVGAN) is an initiative conceived by Comox Valley people involved in social justice and international development, in order to support their actions around social justice and global awareness. The CVGAN focuses on capacity-building, networking, and learning through regional forums, events and workshops focused delivered in flexible, creative, and innovative ways. Membership in CVGAN is free.

The CVGAN is encouraged by the BC Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC), a coalition of individuals and NGO’s working to achieve sustainable human development across the globe, and receives funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) via the BCCIC. Check out their website at www.cvglobalawareness.com

2014 World Community Film Festival – Film Descriptions

[av_notification title=’Please Take Note’ color=’blue’ border=’solid’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ size=’large’ icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue8d2′ font=’entypo-fontello’]
Below you will find a list of films, starting with our Friday night opening features and chronologically (kind of) making its way to our closing films on Saturday.

Click on the film title to view the full description for each film.

[av_icon_box icon=’ue83f’ font=’entypo-fontello’ position=’left’ title=’Opening (Friday) Night’ link=” linktarget=”]
7:30pm @ The Sid Williams Theatre


Saturday @ various venues 

Family Film Festival - Lower Sid Theatre:


[av_icon_box icon=’ue83f’ font=’entypo-fontello’ position=’left’ title=’Closing (Saturday) Night’ link=” linktarget=”]
8pm @ The Sid Williams Theatre


[av_hr class=’short’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’]

2014 Sponsors – World Community Film Festival

[av_partner columns=’1′ heading=’Gold Sponsors’ size=’no scaling’ border=’av-border-deactivate’ type=’grid’ animation=’slide’ navigation=’arrows’ autoplay=’false’ interval=’5′]
[av_partner_logo id=’854′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.canadianlabour.ca/pacific-region/labour-council-directory’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’1158′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://continualpalingenesis.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’856′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.jetfm.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’1037′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.mytechguys.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’858′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.nic.bc.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’855′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’859′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://surecourtenay.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]
[av_partner_logo id=’860′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.cultured-dairy.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’]

[av_hr class=’full’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’]

 [av_partner columns=’3′ heading=’Silver Sponsors’ size=’medium’ border=’av-border-deactivate’ type=’grid’ animation=’slide’ navigation=’arrows’ autoplay=’false’ interval=’5′] [av_partner_logo id=’861′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.courtenay.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’862′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.edibleisland.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’863′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.ethicinvest.bc.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [/av_partner] [av_hr class=’short’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’] [av_partner columns=’4′ heading=’Bronze Sponsors’ size=’square’ border=’av-border-deactivate’ type=’slider’ animation=’slide’ navigation=’arrows’ autoplay=’true’ interval=’5′] [av_partner_logo id=’867′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.cumberlandforest.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’868′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.cdta71.org/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’869′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cumberland-Village-Bakery/320666751281895′ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’871′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.comoxvalleyfarmersmarket.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’870′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.downtowncourtenay.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’1055′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://gowerdesigngroup.com/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’873′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,https://plus.google.com/100041648486788174770′ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’874′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://www.sunshineorganics.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’875′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://unionstreetgrill.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’876′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://waverleyhotel.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [av_partner_logo id=’877′ attachment=” hover=” link=’manually,http://zocalocafe.ca/’ linktitle=” link_target=’_blank’] [/av_partner]

Now Accepting Submissions for the 23rd World Community Film Festival

We are accepting submissions for the 23rd World Community Film Festival (www.worldcommunity.ca) to be held in Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada January 31 and February 1, 2014.

There is no entry fee. Simply forward a DVD (NTSC) to the address below. Alternatively, if there is a way to preview online with a password, that would be great.


Our festival is a juried, non-competitive event focusing on social justice and environmental issues and the struggles of people for peace and justice around the world. We purchase DVD copies of all successful entries with non-commercial public performance rights for multiple screenings.
We screen 25 - 30 DVDs , almost exclusively documentaries, at our main festival, and we sponsor the Travelling World Community Film Festival in several communities in B.C. and the rest of Canada.
Please visit the Film Festival page on our website to familiarize yourself with the nature of our program in previous years.
Feel free to contact us for more information.  We look forward to your reply.
Janet Fairbanks & Wayne Bradley – World Community Film Festival
PO Box 3192Courtenay, BC,Canada V9N 5N4
(250) 337-5412