CAN Upcoming Events

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Canadian Studies Upcoming Events
Panel Discussion
North American Futures: NAFTA in the Balance
Join Canadian Studies and the Institute of Governmental Studies for an expert panel discussion on the future of NAFTA.
Participants will include:
Moderator:
Consul General Rana Sarkar
Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco
Speakers:
Maria Echaveste, JD
Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy | UC Berkeley School of Law
Christopher Sands, PhD
Center for Canadian Studies | Johns Hopkins University
Jeremy Kinsman
Diplomacy Scholar & Former Canadian Ambassador
Tuesday February 13, 2018 4:00 PM, 109 Moses Hall (Institute of Governmental Studies Library).
Reception to follow.
The panel will explore this topic:
What is the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement? With changes to NAFTA on the horizon and negotiators gathering for a new round of NAFTA talks, this panel of experts examines the economic, political, and diplomatic aspects of NAFTA’s past, present, and future.
This event is free, but an RSVP is requested. Please RSVP via eventbrite at
North American Futures: NAFTA in the Balance
4 PMTuesday February 13, IGS Library — 109 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley
Spring 2018
Colloquium Series
Free | Open to Everyone
223 Moses Hall
Wednesday February 28, 12:00 Noon
How Exceptional is Judicial Review in Canada? Past, Present and Future
Prof. Han Ru Zhou (Law, University of Montreal)
Co-Sponsored by Center for the Study of Law & Society
Wednesday March 7, 12:00 Noon
On a Lesser Known Montreality: French Among the City’s Haitian Youth
Prof. Luc Baronian (Linguistique & Langues Modernes, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi)
Wednesday March 21, 12:00 Noon
Game Changers: Economics, Politics, and the Transformation of the Canadian Spectator Sport Business
Prof. Neil Longley (Economics & Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Friday April 27, 5:00 PM
The Influence of Immigration on Tourism – The Case of Canada
Prof. Frederic Dimanche (Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ryerson University)
Co-Sponsored by the Tourism Studies Working Group
Colloquium events are free, and open to everyone. No ticket or RSVP is required.
The Canadian Studies Colloquium Series is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Consulate General of Canada San Francisco | Silicon Valley
Canadian Films at CINEQUEST
SPOTLIGHTS CANADIAN FILMS & ACTORS
FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 11, 2018
Never to disappoint us with incredible artistry, Canadian cinema thrives at Cinequest.  Here is the exciting line-up:
Theater Codes:
RWC = Redwood City Downtown 20 Theaters                     3B = 3 Below Theaters, San Jose
CAL = California Theatre, San Jose                                    HAM = Hammer Theatre, San Jose
MAVERICK SPIRIT AWARD EVENT
THUR, 3/87:30PM (California Theatre, San Jose)
The Emmy Award-winning Canadian star of Orphan Black will be at Cinequest for the premiere of her new film Souls of Totality. Don’t miss this rare chance to spend time with one of the most talented actors working today.
WORLD PREMIERE FILMS
The premiere of a film is always exciting, especially when you’re part of the first audience to see it. And, seeing a film with the filmmakers in attendance to engage in conversation with the audience after the screening? Priceless.
Use Promo Code “CANADACINEQUEST” for
SUN 3/46:00PM (HAM) and get $3 off ticket price!!!
Alone, and targeted on an isolated farm, 12-year-old Henry finds himself at the center of a maelstrom of terror, and a dark family legacy, in this exciting thriller.
Also Showing: SAT 3/37:15PM (RWC) | WED 3/76:30PM (RWC) | FRI 3/9;12:45PM (RWC)
A fascinating exploration of a small mining town’s eccentric obsession with its legendary junior hockey team, and how the team and community thrive off one another.
FRI 3/27:15PM (3B) | SUN 3/45:40PM (RWC)
WED 3/77:15PM (HAM) | FRI 3/95:15PM (RWC)
Screwing up goes ballistic in this superb comedy of two hustlers who join forces to get money. But will they end up in jail or each other’s arms?
FRI 3/29:40PM (CAL) | SUN 3/47:35PM (RWC)
MON 3/511:30AM (3B) | SAT 3/107:45PM (RWC)
The incredibly powerful story of a single mom, who’s been treading water since her six-year old son was born, and now finds herself thrust in a fight for survival.
SAT 3/34:30PM (RWC) | MON 3/59:45PM (HAM)
THU 3/84:50PM (RWC) | FRI 3/97:15PM (RWC)
Starring Matt Wells (Scars, Designated Survivor), Michael Rowe (Arrow), and Natalie Brown (The Strain). A powerful and raw look at the effects of childhood trauma through the eyes of two estranged cousins.
FRI 3/28:30PM (RWC) | SUN 3/48:30PM (RWC)
TUE 3/612:45PM (3B) |THU 3/89:30PM (RWC)
                                                                                                                        
Searching for answers, Stu Stone finds more than his old trading card collection. He finds his estranged father Jack, who disappeared over 20 years ago.
SAT 3/33:40PM (RWC) | SUN 3/44:45PM (RWC)
THU 3/82:30PM (HAM) | SUN 3/113:00PM (3B)
UNITED STATES PREMIERE FILMS
A family separated for decades is finally reunited, in this captivating examination of the “60s Scoop” – where indigenous children were taken away from their birth parents and given to non-indigenous families.
WED 2/286:00PM (RWC) |THU 3/11:45PM (3B)
WED 3/74:45PM (3B)
A delinquent teen is kicked out of heaven by her father (who happens to be God) until she is able to learn empathy.
FRI 3/29:00PM (RWC) | SUN 3/45:20PM (RWC)
TUE 3/67:15PM (RWC) | FRI 3/95:00PM (HAM)
A beautiful and captivating dramatic comedy about a transitioning woman who discovers that she’s the father of a 14-year-old boy.
SAT 3/36:45PM (RWC) | SUN 3/41:35PM (3B)
TUE 3/62:00PM (CAL) | SUN 3/1112:30PM (RWC)
SHORT FILMS
RAKKA
THE TESLA WORLD LIGHT
BOTH FILMS PART OF SHORTS PROGRAM 2
WED 2/289:30PM (RWC) | THU 3/13:30PM (RWC)
SUN 3/411:00AM (3B) | MON 3/58:30PM (3B)
SNIP
WED 2/282:15PM (3B) | THU 3/16:00PM (RWC)
FRI 3/25:15PM (RWC) | SUN 3/48:45PM (3B)
I LIKE GIRLS
THU 3/18:30PM (RWC) | FRI 3/24:30PM (3B)
SAT 3/10; 12:55PM (RWC) | SUN 3/11; 5:15PM (3B)
STRANGERS
FRI 3/2; 11:30PM (3B) | MON 3/5; 5:30PM (RWC)
FRI 3/9; 9:00PM (3B) | SAT 3/10; 10:20PM (RWC)
TWILIGHT DANCERS
FRI 3/2; 1:45PM (3B) | SUN 3/4; 12:50PM (RWC)
TUE 3/6; 6:00PM (3B) | SUN 3/11; 3:15PM (RWC)
MULTIVERSE DATING FOR BEGINNERS
MUST KILL KARL
BOTH FILMS PART OF SHORTS PROGRAM 7
SAT 3/3; 11:15AM (HAM) | SAT 3/3; 9:30PM (RWC)
SUN 3/4; 8:30PM (HAM) | SAT 3/10; 7:50PM (RWC)
SUN 3/11; 10:15AM (HAM) |
PRECEDES THE FEATURE FILM CYGNUS
THU 3/1; 9:30PM (RWC) | SAT 3/3; 1:05PM (RWC)
MON 3/5; 4:45PM (CAL) | SAT 3/10; 2:15PM (RWC)
To learn more about the full festival lineup, and to purchase festival passes, tickets to screenings and special events, visit www.cinequest.org.
Canadian Studies Program
213 Moses Hall #2308 WEBSITE | EMAIL

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