THE FORGOTTEN SPACE PROBES GLOBAL EFFECTS OF CONTAINER TRAFFIC

Ten years in making, film among openers at Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival

April 10, 2012, The Chronicle Herald – by Stephen Cooke

Every day, mammoth container ships sail in and out of Halifax Harbour, bringing goods from overseas to load onto trains, or exporting Canadian products to other ports of call.

But while the container trade provides jobs locally, on the docks as well as on the railways, along with the goods we buy on a daily basis, what are the long-term global effects of a mode of transport that has allowed the manufacture of those goods to leave North American shores, and what are the human implications for those directly connected to this mode of commerce? >Click For More

HIFF will present “The Forgotten Space” at 9:00PM Tuesday, April 10 at the Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax (2203 Gottingen Street). Tickets for this screening: $5 Student & Senior / $7 General Admission

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