Canada’s national labour film festival which takes place in November in locations across Canada. Films are about workers and what affects all of us.
Admission by donation – PWYC!
Full program details to be announced soon!
Films will include the following:
THE CHOP 17min United Kingdom | English
‘The Chop’ is a comedy about Yossi, a charismatic Kosher butcher who loses his job, cannot find work at other Kosher butchers, and therefore decides to pretend to be Muslim in order to get work at a Halal butchers.
touch 15min Canada | English
When a single mom, facing eviction, is offered a night’s work, she unsuccessfully seeks a babysitter for her two small children. Desperate, she reaches out to the last person she wants to ask for a favour.
Necessity Has No Law 6min Egypt | Arabic
Day in the life of one of the brick factories and numerous positions between child workers begin his life in this profession and between an old man end his life in the same profession
A passion of gold and fire 6min Belgium | French
A beekeeper shares his worries about the future of his apiary school. A passion of gold and fire which definitely helps our environment to keep on living.
Huicholes del Tabaco 10min Mexico | Spanish
Most of the tobacco production in Nayarit, Mexico goes to companies like British American Tobacco and Philip Morris international, that despite their billions of dollars in earnings they haven’t taken responsibility for these workers, that even when they work from 20 to 22 hours per day, very often don’t have enough money to buy food for the rest of the week.