What is Connecting the Docs? Dimensions of Sharing

This post published on April 17, 2014

 A couple of years ago, OPEN CINEMA needed a non-profit friendly web designer to upgrade our website. And we were very fortunate to find Sherwin […]

What is Connecting the Docs? Building Bridges and Empowering Communities.

This post published on April 16, 2014

Each event is a whole new ball game for the OPEN CINEMA social engagement team. Every month we immerse ourselves in a different documentary’s world […]

What is Connecting the Docs? Uniting Diverse and Distant Communities Behind a Cause.

This post published on April 15, 2014

OPEN CINEMA’s ‘Connecting the Docs’ project involves reaching out beyond Victoria to develop a sister event with social media engagement in a second Canadian city. […]

Connecting the Docs: Community Engagement in the Digital Age

This post published on April 12, 2014

Marylou Wakefield’s OPEN CINEMA story. Community engagement is the holy grail of communications in the digital age. For those of us who work in the […]

Carol-Lynne goes plastic-free: a story about documentary’s social impact

This post published on April 7, 2014

“OPEN CINEMA changed my life!” Carol-Lynne Michaels’ OPEN CINEMA story. Earlier this year, TEDx Victoria co-founder Carol-Lynne Michaels took a bold and inspirational stand to live  […]

THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE: Connecting the Docs in Toronto & Victoria, April 23, 2014

This post published on March 15, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the third episode of our Connecting the Docs  hybrid cinema series, generously supported by the Canada Media Fund.  1 documentary, […]

MISS REPRESENTATION Season 11 Finale & Fundraiser with Bridges for Women, May 14, 2014

This post published on March 14, 2014

Read through the Storify archive of the event here! Includes photos, post-screening discussion video, tweets, links and more! We are excited to announce our Season […]

MY PRAIRIE HOME explores Gender Identity, Wednesday March 26, 2014

This post published on February 12, 2014

 POST-EVENT update This was a fabulous event! We had 2 full houses in Calgary and Victoria, a Twitter reach of 75,000 and a very rich […]

January 29 ISLAND GREEN Connects the Docs!

This post published on January 8, 2014

We are thrilled to present Connecting the Docs, the first in an innovative multi-city hybrid cinema series in partnership with the Canada Media Fund. Read […]

BREAKING NEWS: Canada Media Fund support for OPEN CINEMA’s Connecting the Docs

This post published on January 6, 2014

Happy New Year! 2014 is off to a great start, with some exciting breaking news! Canada Media Fund partners with OPEN CINEMA! We are absolutely […]