The Rebels With A Cause Film Festival is brought to the York U community by artists and activists who seek the delicate balance between both creative and political work. We believe that film should not pacify or be escapist, but politicize and give us the courage to transform ourselves and our communities. The films selected are artistic reflections on social justice issues and critical documentations of unsung community work. Located within a university context, Rebels engages in dialogue outside the classroom through conversations after screenings. We hope that the communal act of viewing and sharing our ideas about films will strengthen our community and empower our work on York campus and beyond.
The 3rd annual Rebels With A Cause Film Festival will take place throughout October 22 - 25, 2013 on York University campus in Nat Taylor Cinema (N102 Ross building) and Price Family Cinema (102 Accolade East building).
The line-up includes the returning programs Red Riot, Witness Within, Art in Action, Carving Coming & Dead Ducks, respectively dealing with Indigenous, systemic inner city, representation, queer & trans, and environmental justice issues. Our recently confirmed community partners are imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Regent Park Film Festival, CUPE 3903, the Ontario Public Interest Research Group at York, and the York United Black Students' Alliance.
We will also be presenting a special program Fag Selects co-curated by Feminist Art Gallery co-founders Allyson Mitchell and Deidre Logue.
All events and screenings are free of charge.
For updates and details on our line-up, please visit our website.
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