The Prince George Travelling World Community Film Festival runs March 25 to April 2 at various venues in Prince George. Festival passes cost $30 and can be purchased at Books and Company and at the door. Day passes cost $5 and are available at the door only.
To find out about the films an schedule, visit the Festival Facebook page PGTWCFF. The films scheduled for Saturday, March 28 as part of the Travelling World Community Film Festival are focused on activism and are very pertinent to this climate of the proposed Bill C-51 where peaceful protests in Canada could be considered potential terrorism activities.
Showing: The Twisted Cork, 1157 Fifth Avenue at 2 p.m.
A beautiful portrait of the lives of some of the miners in Colombia who confront and defy Medoro, A Canadian mining company.
Above All Else
Showing: The Twisted Cork at 3:35 p.m.
This film is a portrait of a group of landowners and activists in Texas who take peaceful direct action to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Tribal Canoe Journey and Coastal Tar Sands: Journey to Deleted Islands
Showing: St. Michael’s Hall, 1505 Fifth Avenue, at 7 p.m.
Follow a kayak journey to B.C.’s north coast to the maze of islands and narrow passages that were deleted in the $350 million Enbridge advertising campaign video.
Showing: St. Michael’s Hall at 8:35 p.m.
This powerful film explores the change in attitude from pride in big dams to the growing awareness that our future is bound to the life and health of our rivers.