June Chua

June Chua is a Canadian journalist and an award-winning filmmaker who has worked as a writer, reporter and producer with the CBC in radio, television and online. Her documentary, using 2D animation, "Travels With My Brother" (about how an autistic man sees the world) captured a directing prize in 2012 from the National Screen Institute and was screened at the MET Museum in New York and at festivals around the world. Her commentaries have appeared on CBC.ca, the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Canadian Living. Her essay, "I Am Canadian," was also published in the anthology Strangers in the Mirror (Tsar Books 2004), musings about minorities in Canada. An avid traveller, she has visited more than 40 countries. Find out more at junechua.com

Columnists
Feb 18, 2009

A new deal for artists

It seemed like a typical report at the time; but when examining the details, the facts becomes more alarming -- earnings by actors, writers, painters and directors have been in freefall since 1990.
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Bridging two worlds: Mohawk filmmaker Tracey Deer

June Chua
Tears are streaming down Tracey Deer's face. The filmmaker is recounting the 1990 Oka crisis in which members of the Mohawk community of Kanesatake took a stand in the band's land dispute against the
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Aug 14, 2008

Norway's Kven people: A divided history

June Chua
Here I am, back on top of the world. I am in Børselv, Norway and if you want to look it up, it is way past the Arctic Circle, about 72 degrees north.
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Apr 16, 2008

Feminist performance artists break barriers

June Chua
Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan have been making provocative and consciousness-raising art for more than two decades. Their latest project is what they've termed their own "terrorist organization dev
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Sep 22, 2008

The teacher that changed my life

June Chua
It's September and no matter how old I get, I can't help but think about the start of school. We are also now embarking on the silly season âe" the campaigning that infects all media in the run-
Columnists
May 27, 2008

Gonzo Canadian filmmaker Murray Siple

Siple's fast-forward life in motion was abruptly halted when he was involved in a car accident rendering him a quadriplegic. For eight years he did not pick up a video camera. Then one day, Siple dec

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