Cinema Poltica Film Presentation: US AND THEM

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Cinema Poltica Film Presentation: US AND THEM

Time: October 13, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Maple Ridge City Hall, Council Chambers
Street: 11995 Carr St
City/Town: Maple Ridge
Website or Map: http://www.cinemapolitica.org…
Phone: 604 466-3144
Event Type: cinema, politica, ridge, meadows, documentary, film
Organized By: Oosha Ramsoondar
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2016

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Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows in partnership with the City of Maple Ridge and the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministry is pleased to host this screening of Us And Them in recognition of Homelessness Action Week.

Filmed over a decade, Us And Them is a deeply visceral film about transformation through human connection.


This moving documentary follows the relationship between filmmaker Krista Loughton and four critically homeless individuals and reveals the heartrending realities of their lives. Krista who has her own issues with depression is questioned by Dr Gabor Maté, a prominent Vancouver-based addiction specialist, about her need to relieve pain in the world.  Krista embarks on a mission to help these people but in the process is healed herself.

The film’s chief strength is how it transcends stereotypes, humanizing endearing characters while revealing their stories.” Times Columnist

For more information on this film: https://www.facebook.com/usandthemmovie/?fref=ts

There will be a panel discussion following the screening.

Website: http://www.cinemapolitica.org/ridgemeadows

Email: ridgemeadows@cinemapolitica.org
Twitter: @cpmrp

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