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Sunil Angrish

Sunil Angrish

Coordinator at the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

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A candid and introspective look at the beliefs and motives of Ingrid Newkirk, the British-born co-founder and driving force behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world’s largest animal-rights organization.

Followed by a casual discussion.

Warning – Graphic images!

Monday, October 17th at 6pm
27 King William Street, Hamilton, Ontario
FREE! Part of Edumacation Mondays, sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace
www.edumacation.ca
www.peacecafe.ca

Black October is a 2000 documentary film written, directed and narrated by Terence McKenna and produced by Stephen Phizicky for CBC television on the October Crisis in Canada which aired in October 2000. It focuses on the autumn of 1970, following the kidnapping of British Trade Commissioner James Cross and Quebec Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte by the Front de libération du Québec in October. The War Measures Act was declared by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau a day before it was discovered Laporte was executed.

The film includes interviews with Pierre Trudeau, his then Principal Secretary Marc Lalonde, Quebec Minister of Justice Jerome Choquette, then British Trade Commissioner James Cross, and former Le Devoir Editor Claude Ryan who became a key participant in the crisis.

Monday, October 10th at 6pm
27 King William Street, Hamilton, Ontario
FREE! Part of Edu-macation Mondays, sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace
www.edumacation.ca
www.peacecafe.ca

Bikes at Work

For most North Americans, bicycles have for generations been regarded mainly as recreational or sporting equipment for the privileged and means to get around for those who can’t afford a car. This has had design impacts, related to both the types of bicycles being manufactured and sold and the environments designed for their use, as well as social, cultural, environmental and health impacts.

While the bicycle evolved into a vehicle as diversified and productive as the automobile elsewhere in the world, in North America it resulted in mainly two broad types of bike, especially after the 80s–the ubiquitous mountain bike and the road bike. While bikes were used to commute and haul stuff elsewhere, resulting in a variety of very sturdy, comfortable and heavy duty designs, in North America they became mainly lighter and faster. And there is hardly a cargo bike to be found.

But there is a renaissance under way. The bike is being reborn as a useful, productive vehicle to commute, to go out on the town, as a minivan to take the kids to school, daycare or the park, and to move goods, even whole households. This talk will explore the beginnings of this renaissance in North America

Monday, October 3rd at 6pm
27 King William Street, Hamilton, Ontario
FREE! Part of Edu-macation Mondays, sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace
www.thaat.ca
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www.peacecafe.ca

In the wake of Argentina’s dramatic collapse in 2001, Latin America’s most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment.In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines.

But this simple act-the take-has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head.

Director/producer Avi Lewis (CBC’s counterSpin) and writer/producer and renowned author Naomi Klein ( No Logo) take viewers inside the lives of ordinary visionaries, as they reclaim their work, their dignity and their democracy.

Monday, Sept 5 – 6pm

Followed by a casual discussion.

As its a holiday, the centre will open at 5pm. The kitchen will be closed.

Free! Part of Edu-macation Mondays.
Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

www.facebook.com/hamiltonpeace
www.edumacation.ca

A range of views on various world religions is explored as Bill Maher travels to numerous religious destinations including Jerusalem, the Vatican, and Salt Lake City, interviewing believers from a variety of backgrounds and groups.

These include a former member of Jews for Jesus, Christians, Muslims, former Mormons,and Hasidic Jews.

A casual discussion follows the film.

6pm. Free! Part of Edu-macation Mondays.

Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

Centre opens at 5:30, screening starts at 6pm. Kitchen/cafe is closed for renovations.

More info?

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=255572864460824
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Join us for a free documentary screening of Countdown to Zero.

Countdown to Zero is a documentary film released in 2010 which argues that the likelihood of the use of nuclear weapons has increased since the end of the Cold War due to terrorism, nuclear proliferation, theft of nuclear materials and weapons, and other factors.

A casual discussion follows the film.

Centre opens at 5:30, kitchen is closed, drinks and snacks are served.

Free! Part of Edumacation Mondays, Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=200275483359726
www.edumacation.ca

www.peacecafe.ca
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Join us for a free documentary of The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002).

The documentary is inspired by Christopher Hitchens’ 2001 book 'The Trial of Henry Kissinger', examining the alleged war crimes of Henry Kissinger, the National Security Advisor and later Secretary of State under Presidents Nixon and Ford.

The film was directed by Eugene Jarecki and narrated by Brian Cox.

A casual discussion follows the film.

Part of Edu-macation Mondays.
Free! Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

Monday, August 1st @6pm
Sky Dragon Centre
27 King William Street, Hamilton

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=233142806718907
www.edumacation.ca

www.peacecafe.ca
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Alanis Obomsawin’s award winning documentary about the 1990 Oka Crisis, featuring in depth footage of the 78 day standoff involving Mohawks, Police & Military, as well as background to the standoff, including treaties, agreements, and the history of land appropriation.

The screening of this documentary follows last term’s screening of Sewatokwa-tshera’t: The Dish With One Spoon, by Dr Dawn Martin-Hill, regarding Six Nations land reclamation at Kanonhstaton/Caledonia.

In our discussion we will consider colonialism, land expropriation, blacklash, racism, and the role of the police and military in Indigenous land occupations, as well as the roles and reactions of government officials and non-Native neighbouring communities, paying attention to the continuity and consistency with recent, ongoing, and contemporary struggles for indigenous land and sovereignty.

It is my hope that by recognizing these connections we can better understand contemporary struggles and how to move forward, rooted in a critical understanding of colonial histories and ongoing injustices.

This film screening is brought to you by Hamiton FreeSkool’s Practical Solidarity, and the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace as part of Edu-Macation Mondays.

For more information about this event or additional Practical Solidarity events contact Niki: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Monday, July 25 @ 6pm
Sky Dragon Centre
27 King William St., Hamilton

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=229318853758306

Looking for a place to grow food? Want to get involved in your community? Want to learn more about gardening? Coordinating or starting a community garden?

Come learn about community gardening and how to get involved from Hamilton Community Garden Network Coordinator, Clare Wagner.

Get Growing: Community Gardening in Hamilton, Monday July 18 at 6pm. The Sky Dragon Centre, 27 King William Street, Hamilton.

Part of Edumacation Mondays, Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace.

More information? Visit:

www.greenventure.ca
www.edumacation.ca
www.peacecafe.ca

At the Edge of the World chronicles the Sea Shepherd Antarctic Campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet. The international volunteer crew, under-trained and under-equipped, develop a combination of bizarre and brilliant tactics with which to stop the whalers.

But first they must find the Japanese ships, a far more difficult challenge than ever imagined - long-time activist Paul Watson and first-time captain Alex Cornelissen employ an array of strategies in the hopes of finding an elusive adversary in the vast expanse of the Ross Sea.

With one ship (the Farley Mowat) too slow to chase down the whaling fleet, with their second ship (the Robert Hunter) unsuited for Antarctic ice conditions and with no country supporting their efforts to enforce international law, the situation becomes increasingly desperate.

Against all odds, however, a real-life pirate tale unfolds - a modern-day "David vs. Goliath" adventure.


At the Edge of the World - Monday, July 11 @6pm at the Sky Dragon Centre - 27 King William Street, Hamilton


Sponsored by the Hamilton Centre for Teaching Peace

FREE/Donations accepted
www.edumacation.ca
www.peacecafe.ca

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=199643636753015

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