March 6-9th 2014
At UBC Okanagan March 6th
Okanagan College March 8th and 9th
Saturday March 8th, 10:00-3:00, we share the day with Seedy Saturday
(held in the Okanagan College E Building Atrium)
Come and share in all the films, seeds, and great community!
Great food and baked goods are available both Saturday and Sunday at the College. Please bring your own cup and enjoy popcorn, organic and local foods!
Many thanks go out to all our Supporters!
For more information:
Learn more about the Travelling World Community Film Festival
World Community Film Festival, Kelowna presents the 11th Annual Travelling World Community Film Festival March 6-9th, 2014. Films will be screened at UBC Okanagan and at Okanagan College (KLO Campus). See the schedule pages for room details. This year we will only be showing films at UBCO on Friday March 7th.
The film program this year has confirmed 18 documentary films from around the world so far. The Travelling World Community Film Festival is known for the incredible breadth of topics covered as well as for the first class quality of the productions screened--these are films that are sure to educate, entertain and inspire. the short list consists of:
Trash Dance - 68 min - US Dance/Art/Dignity of work,
Inocente (Oscar winner)- 40 min - US Art/ Homelessness/Youth
The People & the Olive - 70 min - Palestine/ Free-trade/Olive oil/runners
Sweet Dreams - 89 min - Rwanda/Women/Resiliance
STAND - 46 min - Can.1st Nations/youth/enviroment,
Project Heart - 12 min - Can. 1st Nations/youth /healing
Hawaii: Message in the Waves, US 1st Nations/youth/enviroment, 52 min
Grow! - 51 min - US/Young farmers/Fair food
Yuck! - 20 min - (12 yr old filmmaker) - Unhealthy cafeteria food
Art from the Streets - 72 min - homeless artists
Greedy Lying Bastards - 90 min - Climate Deniers/ Koch Bros.
The Lightbulb Conspiracy - 75 min -
The World Before Her - 90 min - Modern India/women
The Tax-Free Tour - 53 min. Economics/Tax Havens
Green Gold (new title is Re-greening the Desert) - 48 min -Environment/permaculture
When Bubbles Burst - 90 min - Finances/International
Martha of the North (NFB) 48 min - Can 1st Nations/relocation
Last Chance (NFB) - 85 min - assylum/homophobia/Canada
Film topics include environmental, social justice and human rights issues. This event is supported by Okanagan College's Department of Communications and the OC Faculty Association, and UBC Okanagan's Cultural Studies Department. We make it happen locally with a dedicated group of volunteers who love and appreciate what this festival brings to our bioregion. The events are non-profit and support our community by raising funds for local community groups.
We welcome Okanagan residents of all ages to enjoy this year's festival.
Admission to films is FREE: Donations are accepted to support the festival AND for the Ki-low-na Friendship Centre and Inn from the Cold.
The Festival is pleased to be joined by the Kelowna Community Seed Swap which will be held Saturday March 8th, in the Okanagan College Atrium Centre for Learning Building from 10-3 pm.
Co-sponsored by the
Our Festival is located in two venues:
University of British Columbia- Okanagan:
Thursday & Friday (March 8)
in the University Theater 026
Okanagan College : Saturday & Sunday
(March 8 & 9)
in the Student Centre Theatre, H115, & H108 - Children's Film on Sunday. We will have food services with Seedy Saturday in the E Building Atrium, and Sunday in the Student Services Building for both lunch and dinner times. On Saturday and Sunday please also visit our small
social justice bazaar located in front of the Main Theatre.
The map to the left indicates where on UBCO grounds our festival will be located. The Student Union Theater is located by the red marker on the map...and the Admin Theatre is located on Alumni Ave across from the new Engineering Building.