Reel Causes Screening

A Reel Causes Event.

A free film screening of Gringos in the Garbage, followed by small group discussions. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. All youth interested in humanitarian work, the meaning of poverty, watching a great film, or eating free food are welcome to join us! NOTE: Please bring your own cup/mug.

About the film

El Limonal is an impoverished Nicaraguan community located between a sewage plant, a cemetery and a garbage dump. When Warren FitzGerald and Jess Rothenburger went to live and work with the locals, scavenging for recyclables in the garbage, it was just the start of a journey of connections, joy, tears and illness that would lead them to question the very meaning of wealth and poverty. Not only would they learn about surviving from a dump, but also about the endurance of the human spirit and the preserving of dignity. Digging below the surface, the Gringos discover that scavenging for hope is never a waste.

Agenda

Doors open: 5:30 pm
Introductions: 6 pm
Film: 6:05 – 7:45 pm
Break: 7:45 – 8 pm
Group discussions: 8 – 8:30 pm
Closing remarks: 8:30 pm

Register here for free.

Location: Dudoc Vancouver
#100-1445 W Georgia St
Unceded Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory
Vancouver, BC

This event is brought to you by the Reel Causes Youth Advisory Council, made possible by the support of Reel Causes Society and City Hub Initiative.


Contact us: contact@dudocvancouver.com