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KDocs | KPU Documentary Film Festival

Thank you to all who attended KDocs 2015! Stay tuned for a big announcement about the next KDocs event!

Spring 2015 Documentary Film Festival

Presenting Sponsor: Kwantlen Student Association (KSA)

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015 KDocs
Where: Vancouver International Film Centre | Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC
Cost: $5-$10 per film (see details below) + $2 annual Vancity Theatre membership fee
Includes admission, panel discussions, keynote addresses, and Q&A sessions, as well as meals and snacks.

Registration is open to all KPU students, faculty, staff, alumni, community partners, and the general public.

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KDocs Festival Guide

Honor Diaries

Do the Math

A Dangerous Game

Honor Diaries

Do the Math

A Dangerous Game

Micah Smith’s 2013 Honor Diaries “is the first film to break the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls.  Honor Diaries is more than a movie, it is a movement to save women and girls from human rights abuses around the world.”

This event is $5 and includes snacks/beverages

Special Guest: Raheel Raza, journalist, author, speaker, filmmaker, activist

Confirmed Panelist: Arzo Ansary, KPU alumna, social activist, Program Coordinator of Community Support Services for Cheshire Homes Society of BC

Confirmed Panelist: Angela Marie MacDougall, Executive Director of Battered Women's Support Services

Confirmed Panelist: Mariam Nasrri, KPU student, documentary filmmaker

Directors Kelly Nyks and Jared P. Scott’s 2013 film “chronicles ‘America's leading environmentalist,’ Bill McKibben, in a David-vs-Goliath battle to fight the fossil fuel industry and change the terrifying math of the climate crisis.”

This event is $5 and includes snacks/beverages

Special Guest: Bill McKibben, author, environmental activist (via video recording)

Confirmed Panelist: Inderpal Brar, KPIRG (Director, Community Affairs) and Fossil Free Kwantlen

Confirmed Panelist: Brandon Gabriel, Kwantlen First Nation mixed media visual artist, designer

Confirmed Panelist: Jessica Lar-Son, KSA (VP, External Affairs and Women's Representative) and Fossil Free Kwantlen and Alliance of BC Students (Chairperson)

Confirmed Panelist: Paul Richard, KPU Instructor and Chair, Environmental Protection Technology

“In this 2014 sequel to the award-winning You’ve Been Trumped, director Anthony Baxter once again follows American billionaire Donald Trump and a cast of other greedy characters who want to turn some of the Earth’s most precious places into golf courses and playgrounds for the super rich."

This event is $10 and includes dinner/beverages

Special Guest: Anthony Baxter, Director, A Dangerous Game

Confirmed Panelist: Kent Mullinix, Director, KPU Institute for Sustainable Food Systems

Confirmed Panelist: Jeff Shantz, KPU Instructor, Criminology

Confirmed Panelist: Jamie Thomas, KPU Student, Critical Theory and Green Criminology

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