The filmmakers behind a comedic web series in B.C. are facing fierce backlash after they tried to tackle economic disparity with ticket prices.
Organizers for the Victoria premiere of “Building the Room” used “justice pricing” when tickets went on sale last week, with white males being charged $20, while others paid $10.
Sid Mohammed, a spokesperson for the production, says organizers wanted to address the fact that white males tend to have more purchasing power than other demographics.
Frankly I suspect the promoter of cooking up publicity, this smacks of news created by the CBC for the CBC.