Dec 16, 2008

On the death of a Canadian media Caesar

Stan Hister
The tributes from the corporate and political movers and shakers were glowing: Rogers was a "visionary", who "touched the lives of countless Canadians through his generosity."
Nov 12, 2008

Toronto's Palestine Film Festival in review

Justin Podur
The TPFF was huge, dazzling, and amazingly impressive. Apartheid has, in the quest to stifle Palestinian creativity and culture, totally, spectacularly, utterly, failed.

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

Docs rock the VIFF

Gina Whitfield
The 27th annual Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped earlier this month. Hereâe(TM)s a compilation of reviews that focus on some of the films that had both substance and hype in this ye

MDD events look at 'what's missing in media'

This year's Media Democracy Day in Toronto will feature a series ofthematic and skill-based workshops. Topics range from media criticism andexamples of truly independent media to training sessions on
Sep 2, 2008

Cultural exhibit a call to conscience on Sri Lanka

Amy Packwood
Late last month, I went to âeoeCall of the Conscience,âe a one-night awareness-raising exhibit organized by the International Forum for Peace and Justice in Sri Lanka (IFPJSL). About 300 p
Aug 26, 2008

Subtlety does not become War, Inc.

Maha Zimmo
Co-written by Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser and John Cusack, <em>War, Inc.</em> is a political satire, Western love story and dynastic drama rolled into one.
Aug 14, 2008

Norway's Kven people: A divided history

June Chua
Here I am, back on top of the world. I am in B&#195;&#184;rselv, Norway and if you want to look it up, it is way past the Arctic Circle, about 72 degrees north.
Jul 25, 2008

Stratford: Cool theatre for summer's parching heat

Robin Breon
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival and Niagara-on-the-Lake's Shaw Festival are both feeling the pinch from the rise in oil and gas prices. Both institutions are, however, offering fresh and innovativ


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