Copyright conversation: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Film, the People, and the Public Domain

Artists’ Legal Outreach presents the next event in the Yours, Mine, and Ours: The 

ALO Copyright Conversations 2019 on May 4, 2019.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival presents a screening of A Place Called Chiapas as part of its 10th annual Justice Forum, which showcases films that create space for dialogue and sow the seeds for social change.

Following the screening, stay for Yours, Mine, and Ours: Film, the People, and the Public Domain, a conversation with director Nettie Wild, producer Betsy Carson, copyright lawyer Martha Rans, and director of the Filmoteca UNAM Hugo Villa, discussing the repatriation of the film footage, the idea of copyright, and who owns the stories we tell. Talkback presented by Artists’ Legal Outreach in partnership with DOXA.

Plan to join the conversation!

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Film, the People, and the Public Domain
May 4, 2019
Film Screening of A Place Called Chiapas: 4:15–5:45pm
Talkback: 5:45–6:30pm
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St, Vancouver
Tickets: Student / Seniors / Low income $13; General Admissions $15. $2 membership fee applicable.
Purchase your ticket here. Includes film screening.






Next up in the Yours, Mine, and Ours series:

Much Ado about Something (When Storytelling and Copyright Collide) | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:30–8:00pm | SFU Woodward’s Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre (149 West Hastings St, Vancouver). Admission $10 (subsidy available), or free to conference attendees.
Theatre artists Erin Pike and James Long, 
both of whom experienced the complexities of navigating art, copyright and the threat of legal action, join in conversation with Martha Rans (Legal Director of Artists’ Legal Outreach). Presented in partnership with the GVPTA as part of the 2019 Making A Scene Conference); co-hosted by SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs

So You Think You Can Take It | Friday, June 14, 2019 7:00–9:00pm | 303 East 8th Ave, Vancouver
Join us for a parody cabaret featuring a performance by Veda Hille and the Fits, and a conversation with lawyer Kohel Haver from Portland, Oregon.

Get more details about the Yours, Mine, and Ours series here.

ALO acknowledges that these events are held on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Financial assistance for the Yours, Mine, and Ours series is provided by the City of Vancouver Cultural Services and CreativeBC. Additional support provided by McMillan LLP, Vancouver.