Sponsor Profile: LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

When we think of LUSH Cosmetics, we think of organic ingredients, handmade bubble bars, and candlelit baths, and with LUSH’s commitment to look after the world we live in, we couldn’t be happier to welcome them back as a sponsor for the 2012 Projecting Change Film Festival. We’re sure you’ve all had a LUSH Bath Bomb fizzling in your tub, but have you ever taken a peek at their We Believe statements or their Green Policy? You’ll appreciate that sweet […]

Sponsor Profile: Vancity does it green

It’s our sponsors that truly make our film festival happen, and we’re excited to share with you how Vancity is involved with the Projecting Change Film Festival this year. Banking makes the world go round. We couldn’t do without it if we tried. So why wouldn’t we want to pick a bank that keeps our world healthy? With over 479,500 members entrusting them with $16.1 billion of assets, Vancity is Canada’s largest credit union. All you have to do is […]

Join us for Opening Night, featuring TED2011 speaker John Hunter

PCFF 2012 is a month away, and we’ve just launched our 2012 schedule.  We’re so excited about the diverse group of films and speakers we’ll be showcasing. On Opening Night (April 17th) we’re featuring the award-winning film, World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements, featuring TED2011 speaker, John Hunter.  World Peace interweaves the story of John, a school teacher from Virginia with his student’s participation in a game he created called the World Peace Game.  The game triggers an eight […]

PCFF partners with the Fairmont Waterfront

Are you traveling to Vancouver for PCFF 2012?  Or perhaps you’re looking for a little “staycation” in our beautiful city while you enjoy eye-opening, inspiring films?  Whatever your needs, our official hotel partner, the Fairmont Waterfront, will make sure you are taken care of.   Enjoy the Fairmont Waterfront’s ultra-convenient location and impeccable views from every window as you soak in the beauty of Vancouver. Get ready to watch, engage and act! We chose to partner with the Fairmont Waterfront because […]

Introducing “Global Sorority” by the Passion Foundation

Guest Blog by:  Loretta Cella, Founder, The Passion Foundation With International Women’s Day here, and so many amazing stories being told of women young and old, it gives us a wonderful opportunity to re-engage and align from a place of change. There is a remarkable trend amongst global organizations who are focusing on a more positive gender balance for a better tomorrow. Women and men around the globe are now understanding how a dynamic shift in the way women lead, […]

International Women’s Day & Miss Representation Screening Announced

Guest blog by Katie Schaeffers, Executive Director, PCFF. In honor of International Women’s Day this Thursday March 8, we’re excited to announce the screening of Miss Representation at PCFF 2012.  The film has received a lot of critical acclaim already, and many of you may have seen it at other festivals or on television.  So, we’re bringing Miss Representation to the people we think might benefit the most from watching it – young girls and boys who can and will […]

Tokens of Appreciation campaign launches

We’ve just launched a new fundraising campaign to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Projecting Change Film Festival. It’s called Tokens of Appreciation, and its mission is to provide access to the festival experience to people in our community. Why tokens? No paper, no tickets, no printing. Instead we give each festival attendee a token they trade for entrance to the theater at each screening. By purchasing a Token, you are not buying yourself a ticket to the festival (but […]

Presenting: If a Tree Falls

As we kick off Projecting Change 2012, we’re so excited to announce our first film, Academy-award nominated If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, which tells the remarkable story of one man’s involvement with the Earth Liberation Front, a group the FBI calls the US’s primary domestic terrorist threat. Part coming-of-age tale, part cops-and-robbers thriller, the film asks hard questions about environmentalism, activism, and the way we define terrorism.  Katherine Monk, Vancouver Sun film critic had […]