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THE PASS SYSTEM – Documentary Film
February 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Topic: a documentary film about the time when First Nations in Canada were not allowed off reserve without a pass, entitled THE PASS SYSTEM (http://facebook.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1ec332e7ecfb6d7ca837ecc0c&id=714818cfa1&e=5e67bba220) , recently nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards.
The film is coming to VIFF’s Vancity Theatre on February 17 at 12:00 noon as part of KDocs 2017 (http://facebook.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1ec332e7ecfb6d7ca837ecc0c&id=fad2342c41&e=5e67bba220) .
Details and tickets for the event are HERE (http://facebook.us13.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1ec332e7ecfb6d7ca837ecc0c&id=bbb0d7e02b&e=5e67bba220) .
Narrated by acclaimed actor Tantoo Cardinal, music by Cris Derksen, and featuring Elders from Treaty areas 4, 6, & 7, the film has struck a chord across Canada with over 80 screenings to date, including such venues as TIFF, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Museum of History, and many First Nations Communities.
A keynote address about some of the issues raised in the film will be given by Lisa Monchalin, KPU Professor of Criminology and author of The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada.
The Pass System is also paired with Director Victoria Lean’s very important documentary on Attawapiskat, After the Last River (http://facebook.us13.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=1ec332e7ecfb6d7ca837ecc0c&id=72aba87110&e=5e67bba220)