Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock, the second installment in his Small Axe film anthology, celebrates the highs of a house party. It also explores the gendered violence that can brew in these spaces.
On this episode we begin our two part discussion of contemporary Indigenous young adult films (and television). We focus on three of the newest entries in the genre, Beans, Trickster, and Monkey Beach.
Director Cheryl Foggo on how telling the real story of John Ware in John Ware Reclaimed can help us understand the Black Canadian experience today and Canada’s history of racism. The film is currently screening virtually at the AGH Film Festival in Ontario until October 25. It’s one of Canada’s best kept secrets that there’s […]