All posts in Films

June 6, 2019, by Shanthi Bell

Local high school students showcased their films to a full house at the 2019 What’s Up Doc? Film Festival on May 30 at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in […]

Salaam, B’y: Muslim Newfoundlander visits Fredericton

May 28, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

More than 100 people attended an early-morning screening of a biographical film about a Muslim Newfoundlander on May 24 at Fredericton’s Cultural Ce ...

Mayworks Festival begins in Fredericton

April 25, 2019, by Mayworks Fredericton

Artists and workers invite all to celebrate the fifth annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Fredericton on unceded Wolastoq terri ...

Home Made Visible films presented in Fredericton

April 14, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

Local filmmaker Lisa Jodoin hosted the screening of six striking short films at the Fredericton Public Library on April 14. The shorts were created du ...

  • Let’s dance together into a green economy across New Brunswick
    January 21, 2019, by Brian Beaton

    Celebrating New Brunswick’s innovative spirit is one purpose of a new cellphone music video competition seeking creative music, lyrics and video material from local musicians, songwriters and video producers. Everyone […]

  • Alanis Obomsawin: “A place where you have a voice”
    November 27, 2018, by Shanthi Bell

    Watch Wabanaki documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin speak about her life’s work making film about Indigenous communities in this video. Alanis Obomaswin spoke in Fredericton on Oct. 24 after a screening of her […]

  • #metoo at Silver Wave Film Festival
    November 17, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    New Brunswick has an average of 523 reported sexual assaults per year (2013-2017). In the wake of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and the #metoo movement, […]

  • 48H film competition produces 20 films
    October 23, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Fredericton’s Centre Communautaire Sainte Anne’s auditorium was packed almost to capacity on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 for the screening of the films produced for the 11th annual 48H Film Competition. […]

  • What’s Up Doc? showcases thoughtful student films
    May 25, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    More than 150 people were treated to films made by high school students at the ninth annual What’s up doc? Showcase on May 24th at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. The […]

  • 18 films made during 10th annual 48H film competition
    October 22, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Over 350 people showed up for the Gala screening event and awards ceremony of the 10th annual 48H film competition in Fredericton on Oct. 18th, 2017, held at the Centre […]

  • “Taken” tells the story of Gladys Simon from Elsipogtog
    October 13, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    On Oct. 11, 2017, UNB Fredericton’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre hosted a screening of a New Brunswick-based television episode from the acclaimed series “Taken” as part of the third annual Red Shawl […]

  • Pink Lobster LGBTQIA+ Film Festival launches
    January 30, 2017, by Pink Lobster Film Festival

    This month, Fredericton becomes home to a new LGBTQIA+ film festival, the Pink Lobster Film Festival, featuring films from around the world over three nights, February 16th to 18th at […]

  • New Brunswick’s Beerocracy
    November 7, 2016, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The plethora of craft beer operations popping up in New Brunswick is the subject of a new documentary, titled Beerocracy. The film premiered at the Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton […]

  • This Changes Everything to screen in Saint John, Fredericton
    November 11, 2015, by This Changes Everything -

    What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over […]

  • Silver Wave washes over NB’s film community
    November 10, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The 15th Annual Silver Wave Film Festival flooded Fredericton with filmmakers over the weekend. Filmmakers, sponsors and film fans from around the province and the Atlantic region congregated in Fredericton […]

  • Trailblazing: Women in Film & Television in New Brunswick
    March 30, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Five Fredericton-area women filmmakers were invited by organizer Dr. Matt Rogers, to participate in a panel discussion on Thursday, March 27, 2015, at the University of New Brunswick. The talk […]

  • Debt, our common problem [audio]
    January 15, 2015, by From the Margins

    From mortgages, to payday loans, to student debt, to moral obligations, how does debt shape our lives and our society? And how can we overcome it? These questions are being […]

  • Charlotte Street Arts Centre partners with imagineNATIVE Film Festival
    May 19, 2013, by WhiteFeather, Charlotte Street Arts Centre

    The Charlotte Street Arts Centre is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the imagineNATIVE Film Festival. This groundbreaking festival based in Toronto showcases, promotes, and celebrates emerging and established […]

  • Cinema Politica informing audiences and inspiring social change
    March 4, 2013, by Cinema Politica Fredericton

    Cinema Politica’s documentaries take us to places like Afghanistan, Palestine, Jamaica, the Congo, indigenous territories and prisons where dehumanization and destruction wreaked by capitalism and colonialism warrant our examination, ...

  • Rendez-vous de l’ONF en Acadie
    February 14, 2013, by Madeleine Blanchard

    Those cold winter days are an ideal time of year to watch lots of movies, and this winter the Rendez-vous de l’ONF en Acadie is bringing a slate of new […]

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    The Dark Knight Rises: class war in the dystopian present
    July 31, 2012, by Michael Romandel and Megan Kinch for the Toronto Media Co-op

    This review only contains mild spoilers as it focuses on the political aspects of The Dark Knight Rises rather than plot per se. Toronto – The Dark Night Rises is […]

  • Fredericton Film Calendar
    September 28, 2011, by Sophie Lavoie

    The Department of English at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton has had a long running project to centralize all the film information in Fredericton. Please join the Meetup site […]

  • Cinema Politica in Fundy
    February 26, 2010, by Cinema Politica Fundy

    Cinema Politica Fundy is excited to partner with the Rural Action and Ideas Network (R.A.I.N) in bringing a documentary film series to Sussex and the Fundy Region. High quality independent […]

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    Films in French in Acadia this winter
    January 5, 2010, by

    Starting Jan. 12, Les Rendez-vous de l’ONF en Acadie will screen Canadian films, animated shorts and Acadian premieres. The film screenings are free of charge and in high definition each […]

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    Fredericton Film Calendar
    October 28, 2009, by

    Calling all Fredericton film lovers, cinephiles, movie buffs. Now your independent / world / festival / alternative screenings can be found in one place: UNB’s English Department has created […]

  • Films in Moncton
    August 3, 2009, by

    Cinema Politica Moncton was launched in early 2009. Our free screenings of political documentaries will be taking place once a month. Our goal is to show films on important social […]

  • Classic Movies
    July 19, 2009, by Kelly O'Donohue

    Fredericton Tourism is hosting the Under the Stars classic film series every Sunday night in Barracks Square.  Audience members usually bring their lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.  Chairs […]

  • Cinema Politica
    April 14, 2008, by

    Cinema Politica Fredericton is happy to announce that they will be screening a weekly documentary to inform and engage audiences on important socio-political, cultural, environmental and economic issues. The films […]

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    NB Filmmakers’ Co-operative
    April 14, 2008, by

    The NB Film Co-op is a non-profit, charitable organization involved in the production of 16mm and digital films. It is into its 30th year of operation! The Co-op provides broad-ranging […]