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CoDev Canada invites HSA members to World Community Film Festival January 29-31

CoDevelopment Canada invites HSA members and friends to its World Community Film Festival, January 29-31, 2010 at Langara College.

The ninth annual film festival features documentaries set around the globe about social justice, food security, and environmental issues.

The opening night gala film is Sweet Crude, a highly-acclaimed film about the human and environmental consequences of 50 years of oil extraction in the Niger Delta, and the history of non-violent protest. (Special Jury Award: DMZ Docs Korean Documentary Film Festival; Best Documentary: Strasbourg International Film Festival.)

The Saturday night feature is Under Rich Earth, a documentary about Ecuadorian farmers facing eviction from their land to make way for a Canadian mining project. (Audience Choice: voted one of top ten Canadian Films at Vancouver International Film Festival.)

For program information on other films, see http://www.codev.org/filmfest 

The Health Sciences Association of BC is a sponsor of the festival.

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