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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

November 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm9:00 pm

| Free

Free Online Screening

7 International Short Films

Once again, we are offering a local satellite screening of short films selected by the Canadian Labour International Film Festival!

The total run time of the event is 96 minutes. The screening will be followed by a short open discussion.

Register and screen the films for free here:

Join us at 8:30PM for a post film Zoom discussion:


Class Action (Les Exemplaires)
Guillaume Creton
15 mins | Drama | France
A teacher dies by suicide a few weeks before high school diploma exams and her colleagues go on a strike. (Trigger Warning)

I Stand For Us
Almir Datoo
22 mins | Drama | UK
When hotel cleaners are faced with unfair working conditions, Naomi works to unite the team in solidarity against destructive zero hour contracts.

Longa Distância
Jean-Luc Moniz
14 mins | Drama| Canada
An immigrant housekeeper works to provide for her son back home in Portugal. When she is accused of stealing from a client, she fears that what she’s been working towards will all come crashing down.

Jyotsna Puthran
6 mins | Animation | India
Pulses, grams and sprouts are used in motion to create scenarios as a metaphorical representation of growth and future of a nation and shows the dark reality behind a favourite dish.

People Show 138: Last Day
Gareth Brierley
15 mins | Drama | UK
A short dreamlike drama about power, loss and loyalty. People Show 138: Last Day, follows HR manager Sidney, who after thirty years of working at an industrial sock factory faces a challenging dilemma that could affect the livelihood of his employees.

Christopher Boulton
10 mins | Doc | USA
Salvage questions the allure of old objects by reimagining obsolete tools as reliquaries haunted by the souls of disgruntled workers who resent their new jobs. This hybrid intersectional documentary uses magic realism to critique the inequities of gender, ethnicity, and class that underpin consumer capitalism.

Treaty Walk – A Journey for Common Ground
Brad Leitch
14 mins | Doc | Canada
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.


November 24, 2021
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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