PIBC North Island Chapter and VIU Geography Department

Equality in the City: Making Cities Socially Cohesive
November 7, 2014 - 2:45pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver Island University, Building 356 - Room 109
900 Fifth St.
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The 9th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival Presents “Equality in the City: Making Cities Socially Cohesive”

Join us for a series of long and short films focusing on issues that affect all of us, and providing practical solutions such as do-it-yourself urban design.

  • Overpopulated Saga City
  • Orange Tree Blues
  • Human Scale
  • How to Build a Better Block

We also have a great presentation by keynote speaker Matt Hern, author and professor at both the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.

Space is limited for this FREE event but you MUST pre-register at http://www.urbanfilmfest2014.eventbrite.ca

Food and beverages provided by donation.

Please bring your own travel mug. Help keep us green!

Sponsored by the Planning Institute of BC North Island Chapter and the VIU Geography Department.

Special thanks to the Geographic Students’ Union, the VIU Students Union, Solutions: A Sustainability Network, and the New City Institute.


2:45 pm         Welcome by sponsors of the 9th Annual Urban Issues Film Fest

3:00 pm         Overpopulated (59 minutes)

4:15 pm         Saga City (16 minutes)

4:45 pm         How to Build a Better Block (18 minutes)

5:15 pm         Dinner Break

6:00 pm         Presentation by Matt Hern (60 minutes)

7:00 pm         Orange Tree Blues (7 minutes)

7:30 pm         Human Scale (83 minutes)

9:00 pm         Wrap up and Thanks 

For more information, download the PDF links below, or visit http://www.facebook.com/urbanfilmfest