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The Struggle for Housing in Vancouver: Shorts on Little Mountain

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The Struggle for Housing in Vancouver: Shorts on Little Mountain

Time: October 2, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: UBC, Student Union Building, Norm Theatre
Event Neighbourhood and Type: community, event
Organized By: Cinema Politica UBC and the Vancouver Renters' Union
Latest Activity: Oct 2, 2012

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Film screening followed by panel discussion

These four short films document the struggle to save Little Mountain Housing, Vancouver' first public housing project.

This month, the remaining tenants are fighting their eviction from Little Mountain.

Come to experience a unique documentary history of Little Mountain and to hear first hand accounts of the ongoing work to stop the demolition of the last building.

Panelists include:

・ Film Director David Vaisbord
・ Little Mountain tenants featured in the films, including Ingrid Steenhuisen and Red1 from the Rascalz
・ Moderated by Tristan Markle of the Vancouver Renters' Union

Organized by Cinema Politica UBC and the Vancouver Renters' Union

David Vaisbord and the Little Mountain Project: http://vaisbord.com/blog/blog/

Cinema Politica UBC: https://www.facebook.com/CinemaPoliticaUBC

Vancouver Renters' Union: https://www.facebook.com/vanrentersunion

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