Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2017August 10 - August 20, 2017
For 29 years, Out On Screen has proudly showcased films that illuminate the transformative moments in the lives of queer people. Join us for the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival - creating social change through film, education and dialogue.
Creative Mornings Vancouver September 2017 September 01, 2017
The next Creative Mornings speaker is Tara Galuska. Tara is a paper artist whose delicate and intricate miniature paper plant artworks explore interior spaces and the plant owners themselves.
VLAFF: Vancouver Latin American Film FestivalAugust 24 - September 03, 2017
SFUW welcomes the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival back to SFU for a seventh year! Since 2003, VLAFF has provided audiences with the unique opportunity to watch inspiring films and interact with guest filmmakers from across Latin America and the diaspora.
Frontline Fentanyl: Documentary Screening September 12, 2017
"Frontline Fentanyl" is a remarkable short documentary that explores multiple perspectives responding to the spread of a lethal drug in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and the subsequent human toll. Filmmaker Behdad Mahichi will be in attendance to discuss the project and report on the similar situation emerging in Toronto.
A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights? September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Join us for a panel conversation with Sheryl Lightfoot on her 2016 book, "Global Indigenous Politics: A Subtle Revolution."
Shaping Vancouver 2017: Subcultural Heritage September 14, 2017
This discussion looks at the heritage of subcultures, the identities they have formed, and how we can protect and recognize these places and values- particularly when their intangible social practices leave shallow traces of tangible heritage.
Reel Causes: Common Threads September 14, 2017
Common Threads is a celebration that showcases the graduate films of Intersections Media Opportunities For Youth Society and other established local filmmakers. This year’s event includes a new collection of "Messages to Younger Selves," a series of animated shorts made by youth, sure to tear at our heartstrings.
Aabiziingwashi: The Road Forward September 20, 2017
"The Road Forward" is a rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.
Salish Singing & Drumming Fall 2017 Workshops September 21, 2017
Join us in learning social songs, drumming and dance with composer, producer and traditional Lil’wat singer, Russell Wallace. These monthly workshops are free and open to everyone. No RSVP required. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Chrys·a·lis: An Emerging Artist Spotlight September 22, 2017
Chrys·a·lis is an interdisciplinary, emerging artist spotlight featuring three recipients of our Audience Choice Award for Performance. These three performers were voted for at the 4th Annual Back Alley Artists Night.
Aabiziingwashi: Angry Inuk October 25, 2017
Director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins her fellow Inuit activists as they challenge outdated perceptions of Inuit and present themselves to the world as a modern people in dire need of a sustainable economy.
Aabiziingwashi: Souvenir & Red Path November 15, 2017
"Souvenir" is a four-film series addressing Aboriginal identity and representation by reworking material in the NFB’s archives. In addition to the more than 700 films with Aboriginal themes dating back to 1939, these archives include thousands of hours of outtakes.
The Art of Interdisciplinary versus the Market of "Innovative" Education November 15, 2017
"Interdisciplinary" and "innovative" are keywords used in today’s competitive market of education. Ahalya Satkunaratnam's talk will explore the use of the arts in interdisciplinary approaches to education through a focus on a specific liberal arts and sciences curriculum.
Action at a Distance: Wells Hill November 26, 2017
Vanessa Goodman brings the world premiere of Wells Hill to the DanceHouse stage. Seven exceptional dancers splice themes of technology and communication into this smart, vibrant new work.