International Women’s Month Festival of Films
~ Documentary Film Festival ~
An Inter-active Program for Adults & Older Teens – Not suitable for Children
This screening series features three acclaimed documentaries highlighting women’s issues around the world and filmed by Canadian filmmakers. Film makers will also be on-hand to answer questions after the screening in-person or via Skype. Many documentary filmmakers tell issues-based stories, in the hopes of making a difference. But can film really effect change?
All screenings take place at Central Library in Room A/B
Join award-winning documentary filmmaker, Chanda Chevannes, for this lively screening and discussion focusing on grassroots environmentalism, adoption and China’s one-child policy, and feminism it’s past and present.
Chanda Chevannes is a documentary filmmaker with The People’s Picture Company, a production company based in Toronto. Chanda specializes in artistic, socially-driven documentary films.
Focusing on the history of feminism, this film questions what the future of feminism will be. The focus is specifically on Canada, the US and the UK and provides a good overview of the women's movement during the first and second waves of feminism. The film outlines the arguments on both sides and about the necessity for a third wave. Q&A session with Michael McNamara (director, writer, producer) and Judy Holm (writer, producer).
Saturday, March 3rd
1:30pm – 4:30pm