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
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
Reel Causes partners with filmmakers and Canadian causes dedicated to addressing global social justice issues. We host film screenings followed by a Q&A session to educate and inspire our community, and provide a forum for authentic conversation around the issues that affect us locally.