Oana Suteu Khintirian’s documentary Beyond Paper takes us from the intimacy of family archives to the immensity of universal libraries, showing how paper is integral to every facet of our shared humanity.
Posts Tagged “Ages 18+”
Ever Deadly is much more than a glimpse into the personal, artistic and sound world of Inuk musician Tanya Tagaq. Ever Deadly provides insight into government-enforced colonial policies and how they impacted, and continue to impact, Inuit through multiple generations.
Perhaps nothing could be more democratic than asking the question “What is democracy?”
Phil Comeau’s The Secret Order plunges us into the world of the Ordre de Jacques-Cartier (“la Patente”), a francophone Catholic secret society. Rigorously researched, the documentary brilliantly explores a little-known aspect of Acadian history.
Wintopia was born of the many tapes, audio files, and letters that acclaimed filmmaker Peter Wintonick left behind after his death in 2013.
Through the stories of criminalized women and activists campaigning for the rights of female inmates, Conviction offers a rare look at the carceral system, as well as alternative solutions to incarceration.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World highlights Indigenous contributions to North American popular music, including (but not limited to) rhythm and blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll.
Kímmapiiyipitssini offers an accurate reflection of the addiction struggles of many of today’s Indigenous communities. Dr. Tailfeathers draws on the resilience of the Blackfoot People as she Indigenizes healthcare and recovery in her community.
Someone Like Me tackles the question: what kind of stories emerge from the collision between queer Africans forcibly dislocated from their nations and their newly adopted Canadian home?
In Hélène Magny’s documentary Unspoken Tears, Garine Papazian-Zohrabian helps teachers better support these students and promote their mental health.
TRACES is the National Film Board’s immersive, multimedia production for Expo 2020 Dubai. Created by an interdisciplinary team of architects, artists and designers, TRACES is an expansive installation that invites viewers to contemplate the precarity of the environment in the face of human-driven climate change.
This mini-lesson on The Silence provides teachers with activities and questions to lead discussions on criminal justice for students aged 18+.