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SFU, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, 149 West Hastings Street Vancouver, British Columbia  
Sep 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm

The Road Forward (2017 | 101 min), by Marie Clements

The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Marie Clements, connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. The Road Forward’s stunningly shot musical sequences, performed by an ensemble of some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians, seamlessly connect past and present with soaring vocals, blues, rock, and traditional beats. A rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.

Watch the trailer here.

Co-presented by the Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT), Vancity Office of Community Engagement and the Office for Aboriginal Peoples. More information here.

 

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