Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies - film screening and discussion

The BC Humanist Association invites you to explore the connections between propaganda and art history with a special event.

Join us in attending the Vancouver International Film Festival at Vancity Theatre for a screening of Toronto Filmmaker Larry Weinstein's documentary Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies.

Film afterparty and discussions to take place at Breka Bakery and Café (812 Bute St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1Y4)

Make sure to buy tickets for the film screening

Date and Time: Friday July 26, 6:45 pm (film starts at 7:10 pm)

Meeting Place: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3M7

Film Run Time: 92 minutes

Post-Film Café Meet Time: 9:00 pm 

About the film: For as long as human beings have been making art we have been telling lies: exaggerating our own accomplishments to scare off the competition, propping up power and privilege, or, contrarily, fomenting revolution. This engaging, wide-ranging essay film from Larry Weinstein looks at our own fraught political moment in the broad context of art history. In a tightly packed 90 minutes, Weinstein interviews several notable artists, including Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey and Kent Monkman.

Country of Origin: Canada

Year: 2019

Running Time: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Related Links: Official Website

Featuring: Shepard Fairey, Ai Wei Wei, Jim Fitzpatrick, Kent Monkman, Tyler Shields, Astra Taylor, Norman Lloyd

Buy tickets for the July 26 show


We acknowledge that this event is held on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

July 26, 2019 at 6:30pm - 10pm Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3M7
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