Can a movie change the world?

The role of the arts in creating social change is a history that stretches far back into time. Artists in cultures and countries around the world have used their mediums to inspire and incite the viewer to examine a particular issue in a new way. Frida Kahlo, one of Mexico’s most famous artists, used her … Continued

VIU hosts 11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival

By News Editor Aislinn Cottell VIU’s 11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival will be held this month on November 4 from 3 – 9 pm in bldg. 250, rm. 125. The Festival is free to attend, includes a complimentary dinner of pizza, sushi, popcorn, and beverages, and will explore the theme of “Community Economic Development … Continued

10th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival

The 10th annual Urban Issues Film Festival on Friday November 10 will feature films and keynote speakers on housing regeneration. This free festival, which is planned each year in conjunction with World Town Planning Day, is sponsored by the Planning Institute of BC North Island Chapter, the VIU Geography department, the Geographic Students’ Union, and … Continued

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