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AGM TO UPDATE MIDS' CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS

AGM TO UPDATE MIDS' CONSTITUTION & BY-LAWS

With the advent of the new British Columbia Society Act that took effect November 28, 2016, non-profit organizations registered in the province of British Columbia are required to ensure existing Constitution and By-Laws conform to the new Act. The ...

A Tribute to Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

While Canadians wait for the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to begin its interviews, Moon Water, a documentary honouring women murdered in British Columbia is now available on DVD. Rita Jasper provides a gritty, street-level ...

Alex Janvier Retrospective, National Gallery

Alex Janvier and Iris McKay of First Voice Multimedia reconnected on November 24th at the opening of Janvier's retrospective at the National Gallery in Ottawa. Curated by Greg Hill, the retrospective spans 65 years of work by Alex Janvier, ...

New Releases

Moon Water

Moon Water

Rita Jasper

Métis videographer Rita Jasper provides a street-level perspective to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women in Vancouver, British Columbia, a province where the number of victims is disproportionately high. Two 30-minute chapters honour the women as remembered by their loved ones and by survivors; a third chapter casts a critical lens on the investigation and systemic racism that created this phenomenon.

The Thinking Garden

The Thinking Garden

Christine Welsh

xiTsonga with English subtitles

In this inspiring story of South African women sowing the seeds of change, three generations of older women in a village create a community garden to build a better future. They call it "hleketani" which means "thinking" because the women working there think about how to effect change.


Fractured Land

Fractured Land

Fiona Rayher / Damien Gillis

"Deep down we're all fractured," an oil and gas representative tells young Aboriginal leader and lawyer Caleb Behn. Behn knows that feeling all too well, as he struggles with the role he'll play in protecting his traditional territory under Treaty 8 in northern British Columbia, an area that is currently under siege from some of the world's largest natural gas operations. 

Women Building Peace

Women Building Peace

Colleen Wagner / Geneviève Appleton

This is the story of remarkable women who, after surviving violence, war and genocide in Africa, are rebuilding their lives and societies, forgiving the killers of their families, adopting and raising orphans, breaking taboos, and redefining what it means to be a woman in their traditional cultures.

 

JEFF WALL: In Order to Make a Picture

JEFF WALL: In Order to Make a Picture

Lu Nelson

Slowing time down and creating obstacles to work through are central to Jeff Wall's working process. We have a rare opportunity to witness this in a film that follows the creation of two cinematically realized painterly photographs, Spring Snow and Woman with a Covered Tray

SUZY LAKE: Playing With Time

SUZY LAKE: Playing With Time

Annette Mangaard

Performance artist and photographer Suzy Lake began her practice in the early 1960s. This in-depth portrait follows the artist and her process over decades of powerful works that address politics, gender, youth, beauty and aging.