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March 9, 2012

April 2nd – Penticton Screening of Strange Fruit

by Arnica Rowan

Marc Arellano, a Professor of Communications at Okanagan College, is an award-winning poet and filmmaker.  His most recent project, Strange Fruit: A Changing Landscape in the Central Okanagan, is a feature-length documentary that explores family-run orchards and the issues of land, labour and water.

It received the Best Home Grown Film award at the 2010 Okanagan International Film Festival. It was also screened at the 2010 Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival in Toronto. Most recently it was selected as an Official Finalist Award winner at the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival.

This screening is part of the Okanagan College Speaker Series
Mondays at 7:00 PM in the Penticton Campus Lecture Theatre
Everyone welcome; admission by donation.
For more information, call (250) 492-4305 or e-mail speakersseries@okanagan.bc.ca

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