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We Call Them Intruders: A Documentary about Canadian Mining in Africa


Monday, September 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

from the 2016 DOXA film festival & official selection of 2015 Planet Focus, We Call Them Intruders is a documentary about Canadian mining in Africa where profits are fueled by the plundering of a continent and its people.

7:00 pm   Monday, September 19th
UVic’s Harry Hickman Bldg, Room 105

Post-Screening Skype talk with Vancouver film makers
Tamara Herman, Susi Porter-Bopp

along with local panelists

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Cafe Sympatico: Presentation on Honduras by Kay Gimbel


Friday, September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm

Location: 1923 Fernwood Road
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Music with Nedjo Rogers at 7:30 pm

Presentation on Honduras by Kay Gimbel 8:00 pm

Kay is an active member of the Mining Justice Action Committee; this summer he want to Honduras with a Rights Action delegation.

Active in BC Ferry and Marine Workers Union, he says, “Now that the 'working for a living' chapter of my life is coming to a close, I hope to dedicate a lot more time to making this a better world for my grandson.”

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Film presentation: “Life is waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara”


Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Western Canadian Premiere

A film about the Saharawi people under occupation and the lessons of Saharawi nonviolent resistance.

Café Simpatico
1923 Fernwood Road,
Doors open 7:00pm  Music 7:30pm Film at 8:00 pm 

Discussion, refreshments, fair trade coffee by the cup and by the pound
Admission by donation

Café Simpatico is presented by the Central America Support Committee and this event is cosponsored by: the Mining Justice Action Committee, Friends of Western Sahara & the Barnard-Boecker Centre Foundation.

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