The Society of United Professionals is proud of offer a free lunchtime screening of three short films that are part of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival.
Register for the screening at: https://watch.eventive.org/cliff2021/play/6192aeae0ca318009318fb66
All three films will be shown during a lunch screening that will begin promptly at noon to ensure all attendees can return to work at the appropriate time.
TREATY WALK - A Journey for Common Ground (14:40 mins)
The film follows a group of Indigenous elders, Healthcare Workers, and others as they embark on a two week long walking journey from Edmonton, Alberta/Treaty 6 Territory to Calgary, Alberta/Treaty 7 Territory to explore together what it means to be treaty people, working and living on common ground.
People Show 138: Last Day (15:00 mins)
A short dreamlike drama about power, loss and loyalty. People Show 138: Last Day, follows HR manager Sidney, who after thirty years of working at an industrial sock factory faces a challenging dilemma that could affect the livelihood of his employees.
Salvage (10:24 mins)
Salvage questions the allure of old objects by reimagining obsolete tools as reliquaries haunted by the souls of disgruntled workers who resent their new jobs. This hybrid intersectional documentary uses magic realism to critique the inequities of gender, ethnicity, and class that underpin consumer capitalism.