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Vancouver International Film Festival

Oct 2, 2009 to Oct 17, 2009
Vancity Theatre, Granville Theatre, Cinematheque, Ridge Theatre
1181 Seymour Street
V6B 3M7 Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 36.1488" N, 123° 7' 29.6616" W
British Columbia CA
With over 370 films this year's line-up of films at the Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the biggest and best yet.

The international premiere of Vladimir Kabelik's "So Far From Home"

Sep 23, 2009 to Sep 24, 2009
Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre, Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park
M5S 2C6 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 38.5704" N, 79° 23' 26.4552" W
Ontario CA
The film offers a unique window in to the challenges and dangers faced by five native reporters working in conflict regions.
Sep 7, 2009

Kambakhsh free at long last

Dave Markland
Afghan journalism student Pervez Kambakhsh has finally been released from prison by the Karzai government.
Book Review
Sep 3, 2009

Oh Canada

Dave Markland
In his latest book, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, Yves Engler has undertaken the ambitious task of fully illuminating that blind spot by cataloguing Canada's crimes abroad.

Report from Palestine

Sep 19, 2009
University of Alberta
Business Building, BUS 1-5
Edmonton , AB
53° 32' 27.3876" N, 113° 29' 37.3128" W
Alberta CA
The Edmonton Palestine Solidarity Network presents 'Report from Palestine' featuring Libby Davies, MP for Vancouver East and Kim Elliott, publisher of
Aug 27, 2009

Afghan elections wrap-up

Dave Markland
A round-up of critical reporting and commentary on the Aug. 20 Afghan elections.


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