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Reel Justice

May 9 | 6:45 pm9:00 pm

| PWYC

Returning for the first time since 2019, Mayworks is excited to present the Reel Justice program of short films. Showcasing shorts from across Atlantic Canada and the country at large, this year’s program highlights those who push to create space for themselves in places that often feel hostile or unwelcoming.

Total runtime: 65 minutes

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Program:

Sisterhood Softball by Farhiya Ahmed (7 min)

Lacking a dedicated space, a group of muslim women create their own softball group to play the sport they love, but feel excluded from.


What Do you Think by Brandon Boyd (11 min)

Autistic Haligonians work to create space within the local filmmaking community.


The Body of My Name 名自字体 by Rosie Choo Pidcock (4 min)

Five Chinese Canadians return to their elementary school to reclaim their names through dance.


Black Boys Skate Too by Danica Ricamara (6 min)

Black skaters make a space and culture for themselves.


Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher by Heather Campbell (15 min)

Part oral history and part visual poem, Miss Campbell: Inuk Teacher is the story of Evelyn Campbell, a trailblazer for an Inuit-led educational system in the small community of Rigolet, Labrador.


Songs of Unama’ki by Dawn Wells and Jeff Miller (22 min)

A look at The Mi’kmaw artists keeping tradional music alive, and those taking it into the future.


Reel Justice will be Followed by a short program offered by the Animation Festival of Halifax (AFX)

Screening time at 8:15 PM. Stay tuned for details!


 

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
PWYC
Event Category:

Venue

The Bus Stop Theatre Coop
2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada
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