• From Africa to the Arctic

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    From Africa to the Arctic is the story African diaspora–immigrants seeking a better life in Canada’s largest, least populated, and northernmost territory. Shot over the period of a year, this documentary zeroes in on the experiences of recent immigrants to the community of Iqaluit in Nunavut. Noe...

  • Falafelism
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    Falafelism

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    Filmmaker Ari A. Cohen examines the history and political issues around the beloved Middle-Eastern street food, falafel. A dish common to the region and also found all over the world, falafel was declared Israel’s national snack in the 1960s resulting in accusations of appropriation of Arab cultu...

  • A Red Carpet for the Sun

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    A biographical documentary of poet, provocateur and iconoclast Irving Layton. Filmed in the year of Layton’s 90th birthday just before his Alzheimer's disease ravaged his mind completely. Since the 1940s when Layton first burst onto the Canadian literary scene, he was a prominent and controversia...

  • Being Osama
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    Being Osama

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    'Being Osama' is a one-hour television documentary which opens a window onto the lives of six Montrealers named Osama. The film connects the experiences of these individual Arab-Canadians to those of their larger cultural community and to Canadian society as a whole in the post-9/11 world. Touchi...

  • The Family Farm
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    The Family Farm

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    In a journey across the majestic Canadian countryside, The Family Farm explores the diverse agricultural pursuits of earnest farm families and serves as a window into the small scale farming. The film begins in Nova Scotia with egg farmer Aaron Hiltz who was confronted by the provincial egg board...