Short Films, Big Ideas: A Virtual Community Film Series
What is the Short Films, Big Ideas: A Community Film Series?
SRCHC and the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) have come together as program partners to offer an innovative means for people to stay active while living with long term health condition. Through Short Films, Big Ideas, we are using the medium of film to address social isolation and bring together diverse members of community.
Trained peer facilitators lead a group of 30 individuals through a series of short documentaries. Participants co-create their experience of the film and learn about perspective taking during debrief. These workshops are offered every Fridays at no cost. Each workshop is 1 hours in length.
Which movies will be shown?
- “Walk, Run, Cha-Cha” (20 Minutes, Documentary, English/Vietnamese)
- A couple who fell in love during the Vietnam war find solace and love through dance
- “Still Here” (9 Minutes, Documentary, Taiwanese)
- A small village with only 6 residents that don’t want to leave
Who can attend?
This group based program is intended for anyone who has previously attended a self-management program.
What does it cost to attend?
There is no fee. TIFF and SRCHC have partnered to offer this program at no cost. Registered participants will receive light snacks and travel support.
Who developed the program?
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the South Riverdale Community Health Centre have come together as program partners to offer an innovative means for people to stay active while living with long term health condition. Through the community film series, we are using the medium of film to address social isolation and bring together diverse members of community.
Registration is mandatory, 20 spots per session.
Registration available till Thursday, September 16, 2021
- Upon registration, we will provide you with a Zoom Link to join the session.