Films for change – TRU Newsroom

Films for change – TRU Newsroom

May 16, 2024 at 4:25 am  Education, Kamloops, News

The TRU Sustainability Office and Propolis Housing Cooperative are pleased to bring you the May Films for Change event.

Admission is by donation.

Date: Wednesday, May 29
Time: 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Location: TRU Kamloops, Clocktower Alumni Theatre

Film: PUSH
Hosted by: Propolis Housing Cooperative

Synopsis of PUSH:

Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it’s a different kind of monster.The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she’s travelling the globe, trying to understand who’s being pushed out of the city and why. “I believe there’s a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is,” says Leilani.

Watch the film’s trailer here

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