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[OPIRG-EVENTS] 13th Annual One World Film Festival
The 13th Annual ONE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
World Inter-Action Mondiale (WIAM), an Ottawa-based global education
organization, presents four evenings and one afternoon of films on global
issues at its 13th Annual One World Film Festival. An informative and
diverse selection of films and documentaries on global issues, many of them
produced by Canadian filmmakers will be shown.
Who: World Inter-Action Mondiale (WIAM)
What: 13th Annual One World Film Festival - a total of 27 films will
be shown throughout the Festival. Each date will take on an
important global theme (please see below). Approximately five films
will be shown as part of each theme.
When: Friday, October 11 (5:30-10:30)
The Middle East: Whose Reality?
Friday, October 18 (5:30-10:30)
Water: How Much?
Sunday, October 20 (12:00-4:00)
Wednesday, October 23 (5:30-10:30)
Conflict and Consequences
Friday, October 25 (5:30-10:30)
Globalization and Resistance
Where: National Archives Auditorium: October 11, 18, 20, 2002
Ottawa Public Library: October 23 and 25, 2002
WIAM is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization striving to raise local
awareness about global issues by building an understanding of the
connections between global and local realities. WIAM works in partnership
with individuals and organizations to host educational and cultural events.
These events provide public fora for the dialogues on diverse social justice
issues; one such forum is WIAM's annual One World Film Festival.
The Film Festival is a unique local event, both cultural and educational,
which promotes awareness of global issues through the powerful medium of
film. It provides a venue for the exchange of ideas on important issues and
brings interested members of the public into contact with local groups
working for social justice issues. A selection of guest speakers, including
filmmakers, will be present to discuss the issues, as well as filmmaking,
and to answer any questions, providing another element in understanding the
issues raised in the films. Locally based groups working for social justice
and international development will also be present.
For further information or to volunteer, please contact: Paola Evans at
238-4659 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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