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Documentary: "Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside"

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"Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside" is a short film that documents the 20 year history of the annual women's memorial march for missing and murdered women in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. By focusing on the voices of women who live, love, and work in the Downtown Eastside this film debunks the sensationalism surrounding a neighbourhood deeply misunderstood, and celebrates the complex and diverse realities of women organizing for justice. (32 mins)


A film by Alejandro Zuluaga and Harsha Walia, based on concept by the Downtown Eastside Power of Women Group. This is a not-for-profit production that is available for free distribution under creative commons license. For more information, to book a screening, or to order a DVD please contact or

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subtitled version

hi folks,

here is the subtitled version i did for this amazing film. i hope this makes it possible for the message to get to even more folks.,%20Strength,%20Sisterhood:%20Power%20of%20Women%20in%20the%20Downtown%20Eastside/

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