Posts Tagged ‘freedom’

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Railroad to Freedom| Watch Voice of the Fugitive on NFB.ca

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It’s wasn’t that long ago that millions of Africans, kidnapped from their motherlands, were shipped to American and Caribbean plantations to perform soul and back-breaking work. Between 1840 and 1860, perhaps as many as 30,000 of these enslaved people escaped their masters to seek freedom in Canada, where slavery had been abolished since 1834. A daring a

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Freedom Flyers: Ishu Patel’s Paradise

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Discover this richly-illustrated Ishu Patel animated short about birds, beauty, gilded captivity and the true cost of freedom.

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Christopher’s Movie Matinée: haphazard adventures in Flower Power cinema

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Full confession today guys: I’m a total hippie. I may look sort of normal to you on the outside (accent on the sort of), but on the inside, I’ve always belonged to that crunchy-granola posse that believes in meditation, past lives, homeopathic remedies, guardian angels, plant-based diets and that “the universe unfolds as it should”.

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