Refugees making their way from Syria to Sweden in black tie. A drag queen fighting against the rigid structures of a Catholic country. Communities resisting pipelines and mega-projects. Documentary films have much to tell us about the world around us!
The Just Film Festival brings you compelling stories about social justice and human rights with themes ranging from the migrant crisis to the human toll of the actions of extractive industries in developing countries.
Jointly arranged by CoDevelopment Canada, Amnesty International Vancouver, Village Vancouver, and Vancity Theatre, this year we are presenting 14 award-winning documentary films including three student films from Langara College.
“In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now.”