The verdicts are in! The big winner at CLiFF 2014 is ‘Radical Wollongong’!
The 8th annual Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF), supported by Canadian trade unions, labour and community organizations, announced winners of its two award categories after the wrap up of the Toronto festival in November.
The Best-in-Festival Award & Miguel Cifuentes Radical Change Award winners were chosen from 21 films from 8 different countries.
This year’s audiences at the festival voted overwhelmingly in favour of Radical Wollongong. The Best-in-Festival Award comes with a cash prize of $1,000 CAD. Continue reading
24 November, 2014
REPORT ON SANDA FILM SCREENING
“Sanda” (Surviving) Screening and Discussion Big Success
by Sanda Toronto Committee
A diverse group of more than 60 attended a unique film screening and discussion event at the North York Civic Centre last Saturday. The event started with Korean folk drumming which revved up the crowd, continued with an 83-minute film called Sanda (Surviving), and carried on a well-participated discussion which extended the program for 20 extra minutes. More than 40 people from the Civic Centre walked together in the rainy evening to a Korean restaurant a few blocks away. Continue reading
Toronto – Korean labour documentary screening and discussion
Saturday, 22 November 14:00–17:00.
North York Civic Centre, Council Chambers.
5100 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5V7
Directed by Mi-re Kim, an award winning Korean documentary filmmaker, SANDA (Surviving) is the story of Korea Telecom (KT) workers forced into “voluntary” early retirement by KT, they refuse to take it and are transferred to branches far away from home. Traveling 3-4 hours daily, assigned to ridiculous tasks they can hardly cope with and ostracized by co-workers, however, the workers rise to fight back! Continue reading
** For Immediate and Wide Distribution **
“Sanda” (Surviving) Toronto
Korean labour documentary screening and discussion
Saturday, 22 November 14:00–17:00
North York Civic Centre, Council Chambers
5100 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5V7
Hello to all Location Co-ordinators,
here are the ballots for voting for CLiFF Best-in-Festival. Please download and print enough to give to your audience members so they can vote. Instructions are on the ballot.
This is a generic Ballot to suit any Location. All audience members have to do is write in the names of films they have watched and then give them a score from 1 – 10.
For Immediate Release – 04 November, 2014
Toronto – The Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF) announced today that they have finalised details for a special screening for South Korean film SANDA (Surviving). This screening will feature filmmaker Mi-Re Kim, who travelled from South Korea.
05 November, 2014, For Immediate Release
2014 캐나다 국제 노동 영화제(CLiFF) 주목할 만한 영화로
한국 다큐멘터리 <산다> 초청 상영
- 11월 22일(토), 오후2시 ~ 5시
- 노스욕 시빅센터 카운슬 챔버스 (5100 Yonge St. Toronto, ON M2N5W4)
살기 위해 일하나? 일하기 위해 사나? 란 질문을 던지며 한국 근로자들의 삶 속으로 들어간 다큐멘터리 영화가 토론토에 온다. 2014 캐나다 국제 노동영화제 Canadian Labour International Film Festival(CLiFF)는 주목할만한 영화로 한국 다큐멘터리 영화 “<산다: Surviving>”를 선정하고 토론토에서 한인커뮤니티를 주 대상으로 하는 상영회를 별도로 연다. Continue reading
please click to download the Ballots for Festival-in-a-Box for 2014
Attached is the Programme Booklet for the Toronto screening. The main Toronto screening will be at:
Saturday 15 November, 2014 and Sunday, 16 November, 2014
Carlton Cinema, Auditorium #8
20 Carlton St, Toronto, ON M5B 2H5
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location Coordinators – Nav Sidhu, Sara Jaffri
Hello to all Location Co-odinators,
thanks again for hosting a CLiFF Location and being part of this national labour education collaborative effort. Participating in CLiFF is a powerful way to spread the message of workers and worker justice through the powerful medium of film/video. We appreciate your solidarity.
Some of you have been asking for a poster template and here it is. The files are in MicroSoft Word and RTF formats. If you have any trouble using the files, please let us know. We are also attaching the header graphic and the Wheelchair Accessible logo.
CLiFF 2014 Board of Directors
RTF FILE Generic Poster CLiFF 2014
DOCX File Generic Poster CLiFF 2014