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UNION NIGHT AT THE M♀VIES: THE BIRDWATCHER
Thu, October 27, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:45 PM PDT
To Celebrate Women's Screen-Based Media Work & BC Film
*** BOX OFFICE OPENS OCTOBER 3RD ***
First Weekend Club and UBCP/ACTRA invite you to join us for this inaugural "Union Night at the M♀vies" at Vancity Theatre where guests will have an opportunity to mingle in the lounge for our pre-show reception while enjoying some live music and then sit in comfort in the 190-seat theatre for a special presentation of THE BIRDWATCHER.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - BC Federation of Labour Affiliates are invited to a FREE special screening of the award-winning film THE BIRDWATCHER, written by Roslyn Muir, directed by Siobhan Devine, and shot entirely in BC, starring local favourites Gabrielle Rose and Camille Sullivan.
Pre-show mingling begins at 6:30pm; 7pm showtime, with a Q&A to follow
Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver
First-come, first served! Seating is limited.
ABOUT THE BIRDWATCHER:
THE BIRDWATCHER is the story of Saffron, a single mother of two, who after being diagnosed with cancer, embarks on a journey to re-connect with her estranged birth mother in the hopes of finding a home for her children when she is gone.
This special screening, sponsored by the BCFED’s Women’s Rights Committee for BCFED Affiliates, has been designed to bring attention to the gender inequality that affects wages and working conditions for our sisters working in media industries in BC and nationally; to promote attendance at a film that has been created with women in top decision-making positions; and to show solidarity with women globally who are under-represented both on and off screen and whose stories are rarely told.