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This year’s Projecting Change opens with a film that tracks the evolution of the biggest participatory art project in the world, INSIDE OUT. This film has already inspired many Vancouverites to share their portraits in a stance to reveal their untold stories; and will continue to do so as more and more locals are touched by the project. Take a look at INSIDE OUT coming to life in Vancouver:

PCFF Film Feature Series: Watermark

In this film feature series, we’ll be discussing one of the most thought-provoking documentaries of 2013, Watermark. The film has been making waves and garnering praise at award shows and in the media; even lauded as New York Times’ Critics’ Pick. Watermark, a feature documentary directed by Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal and renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky, is a stunning tale of 20 diverse stories from 10 different countries surrounding one common topic: water. This film walks to all edges of the globe to […]

Katie Schaeffers & PCFF is featured in Huffington Post Canada

Our amazingly talented Executive Director and Curator, Katie Schaeffers, is featured in today’s The Huffington Post Canada. She talks on how she got the best job in the world, PLUS read her advice to people who long to live the Life Out Loud! READ HERE:

Filmmaker Profile: Jeff Topham and Melanie Wood, Liberia ‘77

For Canadian brothers Jeff and Andrew Topham, growing up in Liberia in the 1970s was idyllic – jungle adventures, endless beaches, and even a pet chimp.  They discovered their love for photography early on from their father who took countless photographs documenting his family’s life, and unknowingly, a history of a nation that would soon be nearly destroyed. Jeff and Andrew returned to Liberia in 2010 for the first time in 30 years, to retrace the story, and indeed retake […]

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 […]