Time: February 14, 2019 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Maple Ridge Council Chambers
Street: 11995 Haney Place
City/Town: Maple Ridge
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Event Type: film, documentary, screening
Organized By: Cinema Politica
Latest Activity: Feb 14, 2019
UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows presents a free documentary film with post screen conversation with award-winning filmmaker Teresa Alfeld.
In Vancouver, politics are anything but boring. The year is 1986. Expo 86 has just ended and affordability is at the top of everyone's mind. Harry Rankin, World War II veteran, criminal lawyer, city councillor, and outspoken socialist decides to run for mayor against a young upstart named Gordon Campbell.
But what do the results of an election that took place more than 30 years ago have to do with the current state of Vancouver? Quite a bit, it turns out! The issues that Rankin fought for - affordable housing, equality, and accessibility - have become lightning rods in the city.
Doors open 6:30; film starts at 7:00.