Documentary on atist Aaron Paquette. In talking about his work, Aaron says, “When I began to work seriously as a painter, I wanted to do something that would help reinforce the positive aspects of Native spirituality, and to reflect back to First Nations people everywhere the feeling of strength, unity and pride in our shared heritage."
Another day... another dragon... another dance... About Face fathoms the emotional undercurrent of the daily work routine. Traditional hand drawn animation, scratch on film, line drawings and water colour renderings scanned into the computer deliver a dynamic and provocative message about procrastination.
Akwesasne goes to the Mohawk enclave of Akwesasne, Ontario, to hear stories of survival of the industrial assault from chemical, aluminum and shipping factories that created one of the most polluted First Nations communities of the world.
This episode of Ohanashi: The Story of Our Elders profiles Alfie Kamitakahara.
Second-generation Caribbean Canadian Karen Chapman undergoes a cultural transformation into a carnival masquerader at Toronto’s Caribana Parade. On this colourful journey, she discovers her Afro and Indo-Caribbean heritage while asking, “Can you call a place home if you have never been there?”
By the time girls have become women, they've been socialized to associate beauty with slenderness. In All Things Nice, filmmakers Lulu Keating and Elisabeth Belliveau all but founder themselves in an act of hilarious subversion-a contest to see who can stomach the most Cherry Blossom chocolate bars!
"The lateral movement of the title, Along the Road to Altamira, signals that we are about to embark on a journey through Spain. Our final destination is Altamira, where the first forms of representation by Paleolithic humans still remain...Rimmer's consummate talents make this film a unique cinematic experience."
- Maria Insell
On Vancouver Island, a group called the Amazing Grays host an annual gathering to celebrate aging. This video presents six twhemes on the aging process: the force of gravity, menopause, cronehood, role models, life passages, and feminine spirituality.
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