BCIT Television – Documentaries

On February 5, 2014, in Television & Video Production, by Television Faculty

BCIT Television & Video Production fourth-term students and faculty invite you to come to the screening of a special BCIT Magazine, one that showcases short documentaries that were produced over the past 3 weeks highlighting the issues and lives of those who live and work in the lower mainland.

View Program on YouTube, or watch individual segments by clicking the images below.

“439 Powell Street,” intends to find out what happened behind the walls of the Ming Sun Building located on 439 Powell Street in July of 2013. Controversies between the City of Vancouver and the Ming Sun Benevolent Society have escalated, and the future of the building is uncertain. What happened at 439 Powell Street, and what can be done to save the building?

“Stealth Nation” documents the return of professional lacrosse to British Columbia. Narrated by hall of famer Andy Walsh, the documentary analyzes the history of the sport in Vancouver and whether the franchise will be a success the second time around. Will the community of Langley support their new franchise? Can another professional sports team be successful in an already crowded sports market?

This piece aims to explore the growing social dependency on technology, particularly with mobile devices like cell phones. They raise the question – how difficult is it for an average ‘connected’ student to spend a day without their phone, the film makers get some insight from a relationship coach to explain why people just can’t stay unplugged.

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