‘In From The Cold’ at the Salt Spring Film Festival


Premiering at the Salt Spring Film Festival on March 5, 2023, 2:30 PM

Official Selection Salt Spring Film Festival 2023Produced by Salt Spring Island Community Services and made possible with the generous funding of SPARC BC, In From the Cold invites viewers into the worlds of the people living homeless or insecurely housed on Salt Spring Island. Residents and service providers on Salt Spring discuss their experiences of homelessness, shedding light on the unique challenges and opportunities in rural communities.

In a place where the homelessness rate per capita is several times higher than that of metro Vancouver or Greater Victoria and where the services available in urban areas are largely unavailable and in some cases, inappropriate for rural communities,  In From the Cold is a look at the struggles people face when there is simply no place to be.

Filmmakers and film subjects in attendance: Kajin Goh & Rob Grant and  members of the Salt Spring community.

The Salt Spring Exchange has posted the full Program Guide , which can be viewed online and/or downloaded and printed:

Film Festival screenings are in-person only from March 3 to 5 and take place at Gulf Islands Secondary School, 232 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC.

The Salt Spring Film Festival is a pass-based festival without tickets to individual screenings. Half-day, full-day, two-day and full-festival passes will be available at the door. Full festival passes – which include the Opening Night Gala Film STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 on Friday, March 3, at 7:00 pm – can be pre-purchased via the ArtSpring Box Office.

Subsidized passes are available through the main reception desk at Community Services main office (268 Fulford-Ganges Road). Subsidized passes are also available at the Festival Box Office. Please inquire at the door.

Salt Spring Film Festival Poster

This project was made possible with generous funding from the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC).