Posts Tagged ‘racism’

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Teaching Canadian identity, nationhood, and media literacy with Shameless Propaganda

Education

Discover the NFB’s WWII-era propaganda effort, and get ideas for teaching about Canadian identity and nationhood to secondary students.

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The agony and the ecstasy: 5 films about running

Films

Discover the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of running in 5 cinematic gems about athletes who run for their lives.

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Real vs. ideal: watch 5 illuminating films about beauty standards

Films

No matter what, we all sometimes feel like we don’t quite fit in. Watch these 5 films about contemporary beauty standards and the social pressures to fit into them.

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The Colour of Beauty: Exploring racism in the fashion industry

Films

The following is a guest post by Aisling Chin-Yee. It originally appeared on the Work For All website. The Colour of Beauty , National Film Board of Canada The Colour of Beauty is a short documentary about racial discrimination in the fashion industry.  Director Elizabeth St. Philip follows a young and fiercely talented Black model,

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Unwanted Soldiers: A tribute to Asian Heritage Month

Films

This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it originally appeared on the Work For All website. Unwanted Soldiers Jari Osborne , National Film Board of Canada In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, this week’s Anti-Racism feature is Unwanted Soldiers, a personal documentary by Jari Osborne about her father, a Chinese Canadian WWII veteran. Through

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

Films

This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance by Alanis Obomsawin, National Film Board of Canada Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance by acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin is about what came to be known as the “Oka Crisis” in the early 90s

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Doctors Without Residency: Why can’t foreign-trained doctors find work in Canada?

Films

This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. Doctors Without Residency , National Film Board of Canada Doctors Without Residency is a short documentary exploring the issue of foreign trained doctors being unable to obtain a residency in Canada. All the while, one hundred residency positions

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Martin Luther King Day

Films

The following is a guest post by Aisling Chin-Yee. January 18 honours Martin Luther King Jr, a man who spent his life inspiring people to unite for civil justice. This day is recognized by the United States of America, also by the mayor in Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba and the people of the world to remember

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