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Inter Pares Film Nights features "The Hole Story"

May 14, 2015 to May 15, 2015 | 7:00pm-8:45pm
Location: 221 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa
Come join us for the 4th night in our series of Inter Pares Film Nights. This month, we will be watching and discussing “The Hole Story,” the 2011 documentary by Quebec filmmakers Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie. "The Hole Story" analyzes Canada's mining industry, particularly its impacts on the environment and workers’ health. After the film, several key activists in the mining justice movement will join us to answer questions and engage in a discussion.

On May 12, Pledge to Make Canada Open for Justice!

May 12, 2015 | 12:00am-11:45pm
Location: online
We’re calling on YOU to join us on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. During a week of activities spotlighting justice for communities harmed by Canadian mining companies, we’re taking to social media to call on the government to make Canada #Open4Justice, not just open for business!


April 21, 2015 | 1:00am-11:30pm
Location: worldwide
On April 21st, we call on people to honour the memory of U Win Tin, the co-founder of Burma's National League for Democracy and one of the country's longest-serving political prisoners, by raising awareness and taking action for the release of political prisoners still in jail. Please wear a blue shirt or blue clothing, post pictures of yourself wearing blue on social media, and let people know that there are still political prisoners in jail, and that they need our support.

Inter Pares Film Nights features "El Contrato" - Q&A with filmmaker to follow

April 09, 2015 to April 10, 2015 | 7:00pm-6:45pm
Location: 221 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa
Come and join us for our 3rd edition of Inter Pares Film Nights. This month, we will be watching and discussing “El Contrato” (The Contract), a documentary by award-winning filmmaker, community artist, and teacher Min Sook Lee. “El Contrato” follows farmers from Central Mexico in their annual migration to southern Ontario to pick tomatoes. The documentary shines a light on the unfair working conditions of these migrant workers who come to Canada every year and who work under conditions that no local worker would accept.

Inter Pares Film Nights - spotlight on landgrabs (in French)

March 13, 2015 to March 14, 2015 | 7:00pm-8:45pm
Location: 221 ave. Laurier Est, Ottawa
For our 40th anniversary, we will showcase thought-provoking documentaries for free to inspire, inform and galvanize action for more equal societies. This month, we showcase Fièvre verte, a documentary that shines a light on a phenomenon of massive land acquisition by foreign corporate interest in West Africa. This film gives voices to communities, especially women, who have to live with the disastrous consequences of landgrabs in Côte d'Ivoire, and Guinea-Bissau.

Ottawa One World Film Festival

September 25, 2014 to September 28, 2014 | 7:30pm-12:30am
Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Don’t miss Ottawa’s unique ONE WORLD FESTIVAL showcasing incredible documentaries on social justice, human rights and environmental issues.