November 22/22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm at Metro Cinema (8712 109 Street NW, Edmonton)
ECOHH is pleased to present the premiere of "This Is Where We Live," featuring stories by our community members who have experiences of homelessness. Created using verbatim text from interviews and local actors, these video stories bring many issues surrounding homelessness to the screen. Hosted by David Horak, Artistic Director of Freewill Shakespeare Festival and the rehearsal director/dialogue coach, the film will be followed by a short panel discussion by:
Nadine Chalifoux: Chairperson, ECOHH
Don Iveson: Co-Chair, Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
Cam McDonald: Executive Director, Right at Home Housing Society
Tickets only $10 at https://this-is-where-we-live.eventbrite.com/
Watch the trailer below!
This short film is produced by Eric Rice & Ground Zero Productions.
Eric Rice has been involved in the arts and television for over 35 years, working in community and professional theatre prior to a 22-year career in educational television with ACCESS Network (now CTV Two Alberta) in both production and senior management roles. During that time, he continued to write and produce plays in amateur venues as well as volunteering as a writer and board member for three years for Alberta Street News, a cost-recovery newspaper produced for marginalized vendors in Edmonton and Calgary.
Don Bouzek is the Artistic Director of Ground Zero Productions, which has been producing professional live performances and video for over 30 years, first in Toronto then, since 1997, in Edmonton. Don creates theatre on a variety of social issues. Don has won awards from the Canadian Association of Labour Media for his work with unions, he received an Award of Excellence from the City of Edmonton in 2014,and he is the recipient of an Alberta Centennial Medal for his work in the arts.