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Unarmed Verses: Growing Up “North of the 401”

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Growing up in Villaways has never been easy. Located to the north of Toronto’s great divide, in an overlooked corner of the vast inner suburban zone above Highway 401, the housing project has grappled with poverty and isolation. And now its residents confront a new uncertainty. The Toronto Community Housing Corporation is proceeding with plans

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Black History Month: 45 Canadian libraries to offer free screenings of Mighty Jerome

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The film Mighty Jerome, by Charles Officer, will be shown at free screenings throughout Black History Month this February at more than 45 libraries across the country. Some of the screenings will take place with the director or other guests in attendance. The feature doc tells the story of the rise, fall and redemption of

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7 films at the Vancouver International Film Festival

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Mighty Jerome (Clip 8) by Charles Officer, National Film Board of Canada This year, the NFB has 7 films showing at the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) – 4 features and 3 shorts, including the world premiere of Charles Officer’s (Nurse.Fighter.Boy) first documentary, Mighty Jerome. This is the first clip to be released from the

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Charles Officer issues the Canada CODE Challenge

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Filmmaker Charles Officer issues this week’s Canada CODE Challenge.

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