Movie Monday and Other Monday Movie News

Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition says Netflix and the other streaming services should have to report its subscribers’ viewing habits and other data, according to Huffington Post’s Daniel Tencer. The Liberals, along with the NDP, were reacting to findings by by the House Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

MADD Canada’s newest School Assembly Program, 24 Hours, is set to launch on the 17th, in Oakville, Ontario, according to a Marketwired media release. The film combines the fictional story of three teens at a party dubbed “The End of the World” and interviews with real-life victims of impaired driving.

Telefilm Canada has been busy selecting filmmakers to support through both the Micro-Budget Production Program and the Whistler Film Festival’s annual Feature Project Lab. More on both later.

Movie Monday, the weekly community screening program, has partnered with the Greater Victoria Public Library to bring films to viewers — including the Quebec documentary God Save Justin Trudeau: The Art of Politics in the 21st Century. The Times-Colonist’s Michael D. Reid has the whole story.

The Georgia Straight’s Craig Takeuchi has the story on filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s honourary degree from Simon Fraser University.

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