Instances Resistances

Film Screening Series

Instances of Resistances is a lunch time film series featuring independent, radical, and activist short films. Once a month we invite you to join us for a free film screening in the UVSS SUB Upper Lounge from 12-1pm.

Feb 2: “Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside”. This short film documents the 20 year history of the annual women’s memorial march for missing and murdered women in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories.

March 5th and April 5th features two shorts from the National Film Board’s Challenge for Change series, showing the first uses of video in Indigenous sovereignty and anti-poverty community organizing projects in 1969.

March 5: ‘You Are On Indian Land’ was one of the first films produced in collaboration with NFB’s training program for indigenous filmmakers, and gives a glimpse of a growing movement for self-determination among the Mohawk nation.

 April 5: ‘VTR St-Jacques’ was a first in Canadian community-made video, and shows the process of training community members in video production as a tool for organizing themselves to fight the city of Montreal for affordable and accessible medical care.