On November 19, NAJC is hosting free film screenings part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF). For 13 years, CLiFF has presented films about workers from around the world. Our annual participation in this film festival continues this year. We will be showing four films for free.
Register and get your tickets for the screening on November 19, 2021 at 5:30PT | 6:30 MT | 7:30CT | 8:30ET
You have 24 hours to watch the films.
Do Nothing And Do It Well
Chinese, English – 50 minutes
The true story of Melbourne’s radical Chinese cabinetmakers whose militant union defied racial stereotypes and struck fear into the White Australian establishment.
Other – 6:21 minutes
CHAKKI (MIXI in English/ MIXEUR in French) is an unreleased film entirely made using seeds. Real pulses, grams, and sprouts were used in motion to create scenarios as a metaphorical representation of growth and future of a nation and shows the dark reality behind your favourite dish.
Treaty Walk – A Journey for Common Ground
English – 14:40 minutes
The film follows a group of Indigenous elders, healthcare workers and others as they embark on a two week long walking journey from Edmonton, Alberta/Treaty 6 Territory to Calgary, Alberta/Treaty 7 Territory to explore together what it means to be treaty people, working and living on common ground.
One Million Trees
English, French – 43:54 minutes
Every spring, thousands of Canadians leave the comfort of their homes to live rough in remote bush camps planting hundreds of millions of trees collectively. This is their journey.