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The Colour of Beauty: Exploring racism in the fashion industry

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The following is a guest post by Aisling Chin-Yee. It originally appeared on the Work For All website. oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/colour_of_beauty/ 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, Renee Thompson, as she navigates the fashion world as

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Unwanted Soldiers: A tribute to Asian Heritage Month

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it originally appeared on the Work For All website. oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/Unwanted_Soldiers/ 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 the film she unwinds the story of her father’s

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/kanehsatake_270_years_of_resistance/ 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 in Quebec. This is the 6th film the Hate Racism? Watch these

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

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This post was written by Aisling Chin-Yee and it also appears on the Work For All website. oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/doctors_without_residency/ 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 remain unfilled every year in Quebec, alone. It’s

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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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