Films/videos recommended by BBCF: Not a comprehensive list, these films have inspired & informed
Two films about Western Sahara giving the historic background and the present situation of refugees and occupation. El Problema: https://www.filmin.es/pelicula/el-problema mad
Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYY2fuKMKmE
And soon to be released, SIROCCO: Winds of Resistance. The life of Sahrawi refugees though the eyes of two woman and their grandmothers – with a Canadian connection. Will be screened in Victoria in Sept., 2018
A [powerful feature film based on current history in the Congo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX5jXeXPTB4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz9UFhPD4Pc Stealing a Nation John Pilger’s film about one of the least known injustices in the world; the stealing of the Chagos Islands by UK to give to USA for a military base.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neBQcvMRBRk The Coming War on China. Another of Pilger’s many excellent films.
http://hooligansparrow.com/ Hooligan Sparrow directed by Nanfu Wang. The life of an activist sex worker in China.
Victoria activists give tribute to Oscar Romero, assassinated Archbishop of El Salvador/ The Prophetic Legacy of Oscar Romero https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swD1VFX76o0
Flin Flon Flim Flam A film showing the activities of Canada’s HUDBAY mining company in Peru, Guatemala, USA and Canada https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7aacPtEI8s
The consequences of gold mining in Latin America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADQyPEWGox8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-mnvGHpk9U Hug a Terrorist what happens when two girls go out on a street in Toronto
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWy1k8Gea3I What is happening in Gaza in 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0p2yWq45C4 Danger of peaceful expression in Gaza
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctcF3ewB6A4 the only woman fisher in Gaza
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-promise http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-promise/episode-guide/ The Promise is a 4 part TV feature film about the UK occupation of Palestine after WW 2 and leading up to modern times.
https://nakba70action.org/ remembering the Nakba
https://vimeo.com/246742365 Setsuko Thurlow accepts the Nobel Peace Prize 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdyAIfaoU8Y Disturbing the Peace. Why the Sire-C dam is a terrible mistake
https://globalnews.ca/video/4130698/first-nations-leaders-rally-hundreds-of-anti-pipeline-protesters-on-burnaby-mountain 1st Nations lead the protection of our land and water against Kinder-Morgan pipe line
https://www.canadawildproductions.com/film/koneline/ A fine film about northern BC and lives of 1st nations who live there.
https://www.nfb.ca/film/obachans_garden/ a Japanese- Canadian story, lovingly made by a grand daughter