Kim Campbell: Through the Looking Glass
Edmonton International Women's Film Fest
Canada 2000, 70 min, Dir: Michel Jones
Screenings:
  • Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 7:00PM

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This feature documentary is a portrait of Kim Campbell, who won the Tory leadership after Brian Mulroney's resignation and became Canada's nineteenth prime minister in 1993. This film documents the doomed campaign through never-before-seen interviews with Campbell, her family, colleagues and members of the media. They reflect on what brought such a hopeful candidacy to such an astounding upset.

Screens with short film Day of Change – 23 min, Dir: Kelly Wolfert.

Day of Change is a look at the events taking place in Alberta, Canada's provincial election on May 5th, 2015. Following candidates new to politics, veteran politicians, supporters, volunteers and members of various political parties, the film takes a personal, behind-the-scenes look at the New Democratic Party (NDP) victory showing why Albertan's made the decision they did; one that changed the landscape of Alberta and Canadian politics like no election in recent history.

Filmmaker Kelly Wolfert in attendance to introduce Film.

Pre-show at 5:30.

Female Politican Panel: Laurie Blakeman, Sandra Jansen, Miranda Jimmy, Nav Kaur

Entertainment: Music - Roya Yazdanmehr

Themed talk: Heather Sweet

Filmmaker Discussion: Kelly Wolfert


This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
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