This film about the specific housing crisis in Vancouver, Canada, can also be interpreted as a word of warning in a global trend. Charles Wilkinson directs a cinematographically stunning film, capturing different faces of Vancouver's past present and future.
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Puistokatu 16, Jyväskylä
***Vancouver: No Fixed Address
The latest film from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Charles Wilkinson is Vancouver: No Fixed Address. The film takes a look at the Vancouver housing crisis. It had its world premiere at this year's Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in May with 3 extremely well-received screenings. Three of Wilkinson's previous films have premiered at the festival, including Peace Out, Oil Sands Karaoke and Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World, with the latter winning the top prize at the festival in 2015 for Best Canadian Documentary. The film then had its West Coast premiere at DOXA in Vancouver in front of a packed home town audience. The panel discussion after featured a number of the participants from the film. The discussion was impassioned.