Just Eat it – Documentary Film Festival
Catch a weekend of documentary films October 17 to 19, 2014, at the Shatford Centre in pPnticton. See a wonderful selection of documentaries programmed by Pepita Ferrari, Chair of Documentary Organizations of Canada and Filmmaker Extraordinaire.
Just Eat It - 1 pm Saturday
A FOOD WASTE STORY directed by Grant Baldwin, produced by Jenny Rustemeyer 2014 75 minutes
After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive on discarded food. What they discover is truly shocking. Winner of 2014 Hot Docs Emerging Canadian Filmmaker Award and included in the Top 20 Audience Choice list.
From Nothing Something - 3 pm Saturday
FROM NOTHING SOMETHING: A DOCUMENTARY ON THE CREATIVE PROCESS directed by Tim Cawley 2012 79 min.
A thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process - straight from the brains of some of our culture’s most accomplished and inspiring talents. Everyone has ideas. But where do they come from? And what ensures they keep coming? How do you sort the genius ideas from the useless ones?
112 Weddings: We Love Documentary Film 4 - 7.30 pm Saturday
112 WEDDINGS directed by Doug Block 2014 95 min.
For the past two decades, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Doug Block has supplemented his income by shooting weddings. Juxtaposing rapturous wedding day flashbacks with remarkable candid present-day interviews with the subjects of his original wedding videos, the filmmaker explores timeless themes of love and marital commitment.
Cyber-Seniors - Sunday, October 19th at 1 pm
CYBER-SENIORS directed by Saffron Cassaday 2013 75 min.
Humorous and heartwarming, the documentary chronicles the extraordinary journey of a group of colorful senior citizens as they discover the world of the internet through the guidance of teenage mentors. Be prepared for wonderful things to happen when generation gaps are bridged, proving you’re never too old to get “connected.”
Walking the Camino 4 pm, Sunday, October 19t
WALKING THE CAMINO: SIX WAYS TO SANTIAGO produced and directed by Lydia B. Smith 2013 84 min.
What is it about Spain’s 1200 year-old Camino de Santiago trail that lures people from all over the world to spend a month or more walking the 500 miles with nothing more than a backpack and a pair of boots? Experience part of this life-changing journey yourself with this multi award-winning documentary.
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