Time: December 5, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Maple Ridge Council Chambers
Street: 11995 Haney Place
City/Town: Maple Ridge
Website or Map: https://www.google.com/maps/p…
Event Type: film, documentary, screening
Organized By: Cinema Politica
Latest Activity: Nov 25, 2019
Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows presents a free documentary film with post-film guest panel discussion.
Synopsis: Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it's a different kind of monster. The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she's travelling the globe, trying to understand who's being pushed out of the city and why. "I believe there's a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is", says Leilani.
Guest speakers: To be announced.
Doors open at 6. The film begins at 6:30.