Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Ross Kemp Extreme World Mongolia Documentary
Economically disadvantaged and exploited Mongolians are turning to extremism in the form of fascist/nazi ideology in order to mount a cultural resistance. Ross Kemp explores this phenomenon in an attempt to understand the roots of how this happens.
Randy Credico Exclusive Tell-All with Abby Martin on Wikileaks & Roger Stone
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Faculty of Social Science, University of Ottawa, room 1006 (FSS 1006)
120 University Private, Ottawa, ON.
Directions to FSS-1006 : http://www.classfind.com/ottawa/room/FSS1006.html
In this exclusive extended interview, Randy Credico tells his side of the story on his role in the Russia investigation, his upcoming interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and true nature of his relationship with Trump campaign advisor Roger Stone. With never before revealed details about Roger Stone and the Mueller investigation, Credico details his long-standing ties to the political operative and answers the hard questions about his alleged coordination with Wikileaks. The interview highlights the larger context of the multi-front assault on Julian Assange, Wikileaks and the future of press freedom.
Saturday, December 1st, 2018, 7pm Room FSS-1006
(Social Sciences building on the University of Ottawa Campus)
Finding Home (2014):
Finding Home is a unique documentary about trafficking, as the stories go far beyond the actual trafficking experiences. Finding Home shows in depth the struggle, growth, and challenges that come with trying to pick a life back up after it has been fragmented. Each of these three young women has a unique story with unique hurdles to overcome. The difficulties and complexities of learning how to deal with life after horrific abuse by slave owners and men looking to exploit sex with underage girls are unpacked in a way that communicates cross-culturally and proves the connectivity in the human spirit.
Finding Home reminds us that we are all connected in our humanity; that we are all looking for a place of love, acceptance and community…a place called home.
(This is the final showing of the 2018 Cinema Academica season).
Saturday Jan 12th 2019 is the expected continuation of the Cinema Academica season in 2019.
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 7pm Room FSS-1006
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011):
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city centers in which they resided, while tracing the personal and poignant narratives of several of the project’s residents. In the post-War years, the American city changed in ways that made it unrecognizable from a generation earlier, privileging some and leaving others in its wake. The next time the city changes, remember Pruitt-Igoe.