Capture Festival and Canada’s Hidden History


Every week our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on – and in – their paper that week. They are THE source for lifestyle and entertainment in our city and along with their robust online presence they’ve always released a print edition, distributed everywhere each Thursday.
The cover this week is Capture Photography Festival. Photoconceptual artists such as Kelly Jazvac and Kelly Lycan are redefining lens-based imagery; plus, Canada’s hidden history is unveiled. Read the cover story, Seeking new perspectives: Women break ground at the 2017 Capture Photography Festival, HERE.

You can also read their complete guide to Capture Festival 2017.

Here are some links to stories highlighted on the cover:

– Local artists retell history in immersive exhibits at Capture Photography Festival.
– Climate fears create Genetic Drift for Pi Theatre.
– Many taxpayers don’t want to foot the bill for programs supporting drug users, emails to city reveal.

There’s also tons of film related content in this week’s issue:

– Vancouver South African Film Festival presents multifaceted view of struggling nation.
– 3 screenings to catch at the 2017 Vancouver South African Film Festival.
– Activists go behind the camera at Vancouver’s Just Film Festival.
– 3 films to see at Vancouver’s Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth.

New issues of the Straight come out every Thursday, go get it!

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