To Be Takei

Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival

Reel Causes and the Vancity office of Community Engagement co-present selections from the

Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival on Nov. 22nd.

The Human Rights Watch Traveling Film Festival bears witness to human rights violations and creates a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.All proceeds from the 8 PM screening of To Be Takei (2014) will go directly to supporting Reel Causes. Buy tickets here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZEiDgnDxdA

From outer space to Capitol Hill, from the silver screen to YouTube, the legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Oh, my! This documentary is a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei.

Also screening for free Nov 22nd.

  • Big Men (2013) 12:00
  • A Quiet Inquisitions (2014) 2:00 PM
  • Return to Homs (2014) 4:00 PM
  • Sceherazade’s Diary (2013) 6:00 PM