Category: Film Festival

World Community Film Festival Nears!

On February 1st and 2nd, visit the Community Action Hive at the World Community Film Festival located in the Filberg Hall. Connect with the organizations who are making change right here in the Comox Valley, which includes Tide Change.

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Early Bird Tickets for 28th World Community Film Festival

Give a gift of films and treat yourself to savings before Dec. 31st with Early Bird passes to the 28th World Community Film Festival to be held Feb. 1 and 2, 2019. Over 30 of the most inspiring documentaries from Canada and abroad cover a myriad of social and environmental justice topics. Many of the uplifting and entertaining films have received rave reviews and awards.

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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).

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World Community Screens “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 the Arc is an uplifting documentary about medical students and activists: Jim Kim, Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl, who went on to redefine health care on a global scale as founders of Partners in Health. These pioneers of global health invented an international framework of utilizing community health workers for fighting diseases such as tuberculosis, AIDS, SARS, and Ebola.

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27th World Community Film Festival

The 27th World Community Film Festival is ready to roll on Friday & Saturday, February 2 and 3 in downtown Courtenay. Over 30 of the finest documentaries from around the world cover topics including: First Nations, arts and music, food security, environmental issues, labour, social justice and human rights. These films are guaranteed to entertain, inform, and inspire.

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