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Friday staff pick: For Angela

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Today’s Friday staff pick comes from our brilliant librarian, Katherine Kasirer. *** When I was asked to suggest a staff pick of the week from the vast NFB.ca collection available online, my thoughts turned first to the classics – stuff my kids and I watched over and over which always made us laugh (“quit shaking yer more »

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. The Colour of Beauty by Elizabeth St. Philip, 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 more »

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. Unwanted Soldiers by 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 more »

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. 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 more »

Director Cal Garingan discusses his anti-racism mockumentary, Jaded

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Cal Garingan, director of Jaded, spoke to our friends at Schema Magazine about the film, its inspiration, and its main characters. Our thanks to Schema for allowing us to share this with you. *** [Invalid Link] http://www.nfb.ca/film/jaded_interview_with_cal_garingan/ How did you get involved with Work For All to direct Jaded? Between 2003 to 2005, I made more »

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