Vancouver: No Fixed Address (KDocs at VIFF Vancity Theatre) @ Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver [16 February]

Vancouver: No Fixed Address (KDocs at VIFF Vancity Theatre)


20
16
February
17:30 - 18:50

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Vancouver International Film Festival
1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3M7
From Toronto to Sydney and from San Francisco to London, the cost of housing in cities around the world is skyrocketing. Vancouver: No Fixed Address takes an uncompromising look at the drama unfolding in one such city, where multi-ethnic citizens fight to preserve homes as living spaces instead of global financial commodities. It is also a story about the very idea of home, what promotes or destroys one’s sense of belonging, and struggling to cope with the strange and often threatening economic and social forces at the start of the 21st century.

Vancouver, Canada consistently ranks in the top five cities on Earth to live. A city with unparalleled natural beauty, a relatively clean environment, safe streets, stable institutions, and an attitude that prioritizes lifestyle over work. It’s paradise for some but others are forced by high prices to live on the streets, and live in substandard conditions, or struggle to hang on to the homes they have. The film also looks at our housing casino and those cashing in on the meteoric rise in housing values.
*Keynote by social activist Jean Swanson, plus post-screening panel discussion. Director in Attendance.

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