Many of these films have been presented at Amnesty film festivals in the past. They are now available fore rent at a cost of $5. No charge for Amnesty members. Please arrange to pick up the film at an Amnesty meeting. To request a film, please phone Tosha at 250.545.2302
Land and Life - Indigenous Peoples at Risk in Colombia.
More than a million people in the South American country belong to 102
distinct Indigenous Nations. The survival of over half of them is
reported to be at grave risk. 17m
Amnesty: When They Are All Free
- Amnesty International marks its fiftieth anniversary this year. This
probing documentary brings together employees, released prisoners,
former presidents and celebrities to shed their light on how Amnesty
International has changed the world, and how the world has changed
Amnesty International. When They Are All Free reveals how a
‘letter-writing organization’ has developed into one of the world’s most
influential NGOs. Nowadays, Amnesty International is a multinational
movement that is trying to hold its ground in a world full of fresh
Our Land, My People - The Struggle of the Lubicon Cree.
The Lubicon people tell the story of their 30 year struggle for
justice. It's a story of environmental destruction and shocking
discrimination. It's also a story of determination and hope. 26m
Borderless - Tells the story of undocumented workers in Canada who take the low-paying jobs that Canadians refuse to. 2006. 25m
Amnesty International: Candle of Hope - Tells the story of Amnesty International’s vital human rights work.46m
Amnesty International: Alex Neve's Chad Mission.
AI Canada Secretary General, Alex Neve, describes the conditions in
Chad and raises a challenge, in this powerful video with footage from
the mission, to take action to address this crises and bring peace,
stability and security to the region. 2006. 19m.
- For the children of Northern Uganda who have never known peace, the
fight for hope never ends. 2006. 82m. Shown at the 2007 Amnesty Vernon
The Yes Men Fix The World -
Troublemaking duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, posing as their
industrious alter-egos, expose the people profiting from Hurricane
Katrina, the faces behind the environmental disaster in Bhopal, and
other shocking events. 2009. 87m. Shown at the 2010 Amnesty Vernon Film
Blood of Kouan Kouan - In the virgin
tropical forests of the Amazon, the region with the richest biodiversity
in the world, an unspeakable crime has been and is still being
committed against humankind. Texaco is accused of dumping 18.5 billion
gallons of toxic oil waste into the Ecuadorian Amazonia. 2008. 64m.
- Follows dynamic International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis
Moreno-Ocampo and his team for three years across four continents as he
issues arrest warrants for Lord's Resistance Army leaders in Uganda,
puts Congolese warlords on trial, shakes up the Colombian justice
system, and charges Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir with genocide in
Darfur. 2009. 95m
Under Rich Earth - In a
remote mountain valley in Ecuador, coffee and sugarcane farmers face the
dismal prospect of being forced off their land to make way for a mining
project. Unprotected by the police and ignored by their government,
they prepare to face down the invaders on their own. 2008. 92m.
- After 30 years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop
culture is beginning to return to Afghanistan.2009. 88m. Shown at the
2011 Amnesty Vernon Film Fest.
- How people living in one of the most chaotic cities in the world have
managed to forge one of the most complex systems of human cooperation
ever invented: a symphony orchestra. It is a film about the Congo, about
the people of Kinshasa and about music. 2010. 95m. Shown at the 2012
Amnesty Vernon Film Fest.