Canadian Labour International Film Festival in Charlottetown: December 3, 2018

November 16, 2018


Labour Film Festival

Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLIFF) returns to PEI for a tenth anniversary showing on Monday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm at CUPE's Donalda MacDonald Boardroom at 26 Paramount Drive, Charlottetown. This Festival brings the best of labour themed documentaries and animated features to locations across Canada.

This year's films include the following:

On Your Own: is a 27 minute film from Director Fábio Ribeiro, we’re introduced to the stories of workers in Mozambique and the difference between being protected by labour laws versus being at the mercy of the employer. 

Nouvelle Cuisine: is a 5 minute animated film from Spain by Director Manuel Reyes Halaby introduces us to a chef that loves his job and enjoys the delicacies he cooks. Today he’s preparing a very different menu for a peculiar group of clients...

Life of Death: is another 5 minute animated Indonesian film from Director Jason Kiantoro, we’re treated to a personal interview with Death. Death, while struggling to balance his work and family life, talks about his existence, his job, and his opinions on human beings...

Haunted Witness: is a 10 minute film by Director Daniel Clarke shares the story of a Canadian journalist and shines a light on the failure of media organizations to properly monitor and manage the mental health of their staff.

Two Themes: by Directors Mateo Leguizamón and Alejandra Muñoz, Two Themes is a 17 minute Colombian documentary that tells the story of Adriana; an artist, immigrant and fighter woman who symbolizes the entire community of street merchants and independent workers.