British Columbia: An Untold History, Change + Resistance
ProducerScreen Siren Pictures
SubjectsActivism Canadian History Colonialism Diversity Education First Nations Immigration Indigenous
- Release Date 2021
- Running Time 56 minutes
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada
- Regular price
- Regular price
- Sale price
- Unit price
Institutions: Purchase at this price level if you are from a university, college, school board, school district, government agency, business or association. Note: Price does not include inter-library loan rights.
Community: Purchase at this price level if you are from a single K-12 School, registered not-for-profit, community organization, public library. Note: Price does not include right to circulate DVD/program to other schools within district.
DSL stands for Digital Site License and permits the buyer of the license to host the film on a password-protected, closed server for the term of the license for educational use. If your institution does not have a server or you are looking into a license for curated one-time events or fixed term exhibitions, please contact us.
Uncovers the Indigenous resistance to oppression in British Columbia. The Fraser Canyon Gold Rush in 1858 attracted a flood of Americans, causing tensions to explode with the First Nations and the British. Indigenous leaders like Chief Kw'eh resisted settler laws and challenged unsanctioned expansion into First Nations territories. One such stand was met with racist threats, leading to the now infamous Chilcotin War that saw members of the Tsihqot'in Nation hanged following a jury trial. Despite the losses, First Nations persevered and held potlatches until familial and communal assets were stolen under the auspices of the federal Indian Act and residential schools criminalized Indigenous culture. Remembering this history has become a critical act of resistance and refusal to be erased.
Titles included in British Columbia: An Untold History:
- Labour + Persistence: Explores the history of labour and equality in British Columbia. First Nations, immigrants, and women fought overseas for Canada in both World Wars, and then kept fighting for equal rights at home.
- Migration + Resilience: Reveals the immigrant narratives of resilience that define British Columbia. Asian migrants, the Doukhobors, and American war resisters catalyzed social movements that still continue today.
- Nature + Co-Existence: Examines how the history of British Columbia is inseparably fused with the history of natural resources. First Nations have worked with non-Indigenous environmentalists to co-exist and protect the land.
If your institution does not have a server or you are looking into a license for curated one-time events or fixed term exhibitions, please contact us.
The following terms are understood, accepted and effective upon payment of License Fee to Moving Images Distribution, the Licensor, and the buyer, the Licensee, named on the invoice. Copyrighted material, as identified on the invoice, hereinafter referred to as the Program.
License: The Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee, for the DSL term listed on the invoice, the educational rights for digital streaming of the Program for use within the Licensee’s internal closed system, password-protected platform. Licensee acknowledges it shall not sublicense, sublease, rent, resell, duplicate, digitize or transfer to any other medium or format. Licensee shall not edit, cut or alter the Program nor post it on publicly-accessible websites or networks. This license (i) will not be included in any courses that could be sold to other institutions for future distance-education use; (ii) is non-transferable; and (iii) is not assignable by the Licensee.
Users: The Licensee agrees that the users for this license shall be restricted to the Licensee’s accredited faculty, staff and students.
Expiration of Term: Upon expiration of the license term, the Licensee shall cease streaming of the Program and the Program must be deleted from the Licensee’s digital servers.
Acknowledgement of Limitations: The Licensee acknowledges the Program is copyrighted and the Licensor has a copyright interest in the Program which is legally protected against the Licensee’s use, copying or exhibition except as is set out above.
DVD w/PPR. PPR stands for Public Performance Rights. A DVD with PPR license permits the buyer to use the film in non-theatrical venues for educational purposes, community screenings and other non-commercial purposes. Standard educational DVD w/PPR purchases are in perpetuity for use by the institution, college, school, library, its staff and students.
All DVDs sales are final. We guarantee that all DVDs will be free from defects at the time of delivery. Defective DVDs will be replaced without charge within 30 days of date of shipment.
The creators of all works distributed by Moving Images Distribution hold copyright for their work. Copyrights are a form of intellectual property that gives the owner of the original work exclusive rights to that work, including its publication, distribution, adaptation and use. All purchasers are to specify use required precisely at time of ordering and agree to comply with all copyright, trademark and intellectual property law. No materials purchased may be used outside the rights acquired at time of purchase or may be reproduced in whole or in part by any method now known or hereafter devised. No materials purchased without specific broadcast license and agreement may be broadcast, retransmitted or exhibited in whole or in part without a specific license agreement from Moving Images Distribution for such use.