The Pass System - Green Film Series, Sat May 14 Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Wed May 18, Sechelt Indian Band Hall


"Its intent was, in the words of one historian, to keep [indigenous] people out of the towns and cities."

From the Northwest Resistance of 1885 and for over 60 years, the Canadian Government denied many Indegenous peoples of the prairies the basic freedom to leave their reserves, all the while knowing there was no basis in law for the policy. This investigative documentary features Cree, Soto, Dene, Ojibwe and Blackfoot Elders and their stories of living under and resisting the system, revealing a little-known picture of life under segregation. In Canada.
Narrated by acclaimed Cree actor and activist Tantoo Cardinal. Music by aboriganl cellist and composer Cris Derksen.

The Pass System, Canada, 2015, 51min. Directed by Alex Williams



The Pass System - Green Film Series Sat May 14 Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, Wed May 18 Sechelt Band Hall


Sat May 14, 7:30pm, GIbsons Heritage Playhouse.

Wed May 18, 7:30pm, Sechelt Indian Band Hall

Admission by donation at the door. 


Admission by donation at the door. 
All seats first come first served.

Sat May 14, 7:30pm
Gibsons Heritage Playhouse



Admission by donation at the door. 

Wed May 18, 7:30pm
Sechelt Indian Band Hall




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