Partnered Events

Wednesday July 16th 7:00 pm

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Reel Causes  is proud to be  a community partner with the Vancouver Asian Film Festival and the free screening of “Linsanity”

Exclusive Encore Screening in Vancouver 
Date: July 16, 2014 (Wednesday)
Doors open: 6:30 pm   Screening: 7:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Vancouver Public Library – Alice MacKay Room

It’s a FREE event. LIMITED SEATING. “RESERVE YOUR TICKET” now.

Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF), Vancouver Public Library, and community partners (Reel Causes, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society, Vancouver Foreign Film Society)  present an exclusive Encore Screening of LINSANITY (Canadian premiere, VAFF 2013)

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Friday, July 4th – 6 pm

Indian Summer in the Park

Reel Causes is delighted to partner with the Indian Summer Festival for this FREE EVENT at Victory Square Park (corner Cambie and Hastings) on July 4th starting at 6 pm!

Come on down for an evening of film, food and fun!! Bring your friends and family, grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks on site, join in a Laughter or Hip Hop Yoga session, and then settle in for an under-the-stars screening of “Bend it Like Beckham“.

Indian Summer Film Festival - Affiliate partner of Reel Causes

 

 

Monday June 30, 2014

Vancity Partnered Event - The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

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6:30 PM

Vancity Theatre (Map)

1181 Seymour St, Vancouver

Trailer • Ticket Information   

 

• 100%, Top Critics, Rotten Tomatoes •

(USA, 2014, 105 mins)

 

Synopsis

The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz’s help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz’s groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron’s story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.