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
May 26, 2008

Bruce 'U. Utah' Phillips, 1935 - 2008

Bob Bossin
"The Golden Voice of the Great Southwest" sings no more. Bruce "U. Utah" Phillips who, tongue firmly in cheek, billed himself that way, died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Nevada City, CA, Ma
Mar 27, 2008

Films on rabbletv: the root causes of war

Anita Krajnc, Najiba Zaramalwall and Larry Wartel
<a href="">rabbletv</a> is currently featuring two films &#226;e" <em>Robert Newman's History of Oil</em> and <em>Reel Bad Arabs</em> &#226;e" that provide important insights into


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