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“Unarchived”: Uncovering a history that has been expunged

The upcoming documentary Unarchived addresses the incomplete history of marginalized communities in British Columbia.
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Four documentaries about climate change to watch this fall

Education is the important first step toward understanding and addressing climate change, and there is no easier way to educate yourself than sitting on the couch watching a movie. 
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Into America’s Wild: A vivid fast-paced expedition across America

Into America’s Wild is a 3D IMAX nature documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman, now playing at the Royal BC Museum. The film is directed by giant screen vet and ocean…
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One Million Trees documentary uncovers the roots of the tree planting community

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a tree planter? Look no further. The documentary, One Million Trees, gives an honest insight into what tree planting is all…

D-Day film tells the stories of 14 survivors, 75 years later

75 years ago, troops advanced onto beaches in the Normandy region of France for the D-Day invasion — the largest seaborne invasion in history. A new History Channel documentary tells…
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Victoria Film Festival 2019: 306 Hollywood review

On Feb. 2, I had the pleasure seeing the Bojarín siblings’ innovative family documentary 306 Hollywood, as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s 25th anniversary. The film details the story of…
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Victoria Film Festival 2019: the Martlet’s favourite movies

The Martlet attended several films at this year’s 25th Victoria Film Festival. Here are some of our favourites. Eternal Winter Glenn Howard Eternal Winter (Örök tél in Hungarian) is the…

Roles, tone, and our truths: an interview with Ronnie Dean Harris

  I sat down with Stō:lo/St’át’imc/Lil’wat/Nlaka’pamux multimedia artist Ronnie Dean Harris to discuss The Road Forward, a National Film Board of Canada musical documentary that he co-stars in about indigenous…

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