Capturing Vancouver

Description: This video has been submitted by a program participant, showcasing the skills they learned during the workshop. Two young Vancouverites create a letter-writing event to ask five of Canada's biggest polluters to take responsibility for their part in the climate crisis. Organisers and participants discuss their reasoning for creating or attending the event, what they hope to accomplish, and what they love about nature.
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Title: Canzine
Description: Canada's largest national festival of zines returns to Vancouver for its twentieth year, at the Vancouver Public Library. Zine vendors, creators, artists, and enthusiasts share their work and discuss what zines to them.
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Title: Chinatown
Description: A look at historical Chinatown's monuments and important locations, as well as a spotlight on the very real threat to the neighbourhood by gentrification.
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Title: Folk Festival
Description: This video has been submitted by a program participant, showcasing the skills they learned during the workshop. A short profile of the 2019 Vancouver Folk Festival.
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Description: A young artist tells the story of her journey coming to Canada as a refugee with her family.
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Title: Gastown Tour
Description: Free tour led by TourGuys exploring historical Gastown's monuments and interesting locations.
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Description: A fun community event that allows residents of a large downtown neighbourhood to sell their possessions in a "garage sale" style. Meet the sellers, and discover the interesting objects for sale.
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Title: Human Library
Description: A library hosts a Vancouver event for the 20 year old Human Library program, where participants sit down with a person to hear their 15 minute practiced story highlighting a unique aspect of their lives to connect people to those they may not ever meet otherwise. One of the "books," David Borja, shares his very personal story and answers questions about the experience.
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Title: Pride Parade
Description: This video has been submitted by a program participant, showcasing the skills they learned during the workshop. A short profile of the 2019 Vancouver Pride Parade.
Type of Resource(s): moving image
Description: A piece that looks at what it means to live with addiction, and what the road to recovery means, and looks like. Interviews with many people who are currently living with addictions in Vancouver's DTES.
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Description: A tour led by the Stanley Park Ecology Society that introduces participants to the natural traditional medicine plants that grow in Stanley Park.
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Description: Profile on the 6th Annual Thai Cultural Festival. Thai fruits, art, religion, dance, music, food, and more are on display at the Thai Consul-General, Mr. Nontawat Chandtri's annual festival.
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Description: Summer celebration and barbeque in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside hosted by Union Gospel Mission. All residents are invited to relax and celebrate in a safe environment filled with food, music, family events, laughs and community.
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Description: A young Indigenous rapper meets with her mentor JB The First Lady to lay down a track that is a message to her father that he needs to "wake up" from his difficulties with addiction, and return to her as a parent before it's too late.
Type of Resource(s): moving image