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Noel Clarke: Representation Matters
4 months ago

Noel Clarke: Representation Matters

For many of us, the last time we saw writer, director and actor Noel Clarke he was garbed in a navy blue hoodie beaten and bloody at the end of …
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The Taint of a Nation
4 months ago

The Taint of a Nation

One of the best and worst things about The Birth of a Nation may be that it’s a highly effective film for the message it wants to tell. The irony …
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Remembering the Mixtape
5 months ago

Remembering the Mixtape

A hundred cassette cases in grid formation are suspended delicately from nails in the studio of Toronto’s Gallery 918. From afar the tape covers create one image: a young Black …
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Queen Nanny: Hidden History
6 months ago

Queen Nanny: Hidden History

What started out as a passion project for director Roy T. Anderson was picked up and selected by the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) to screen at its media launch …
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Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’
7 months ago

Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’

The 49th season of Toronto Carnival is here. And as revellers get ready to enjoy the culmination of a month-long celebration of Caribbean culture, lifelong Carnival devotee Sophia Rickson says …
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Blank Canvas: A New Art Experience
7 months ago

Blank Canvas: A New Art Experience

A lineup of young supporters gather outside the doors of a new establishment located on Bloor Street West in Toronto. One look inside at the floor-to-ceiling brick walls and minimalist …
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Patchwork Village: Quilted Memories
8 months ago

Patchwork Village: Quilted Memories

A young boy tries to remount a photo box installation that has fallen on the cut grass of Toronto’s David Crombie Park located along The Esplanade in the St. Lawrence …
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Matchmaking the Odds
9 months ago

Matchmaking the Odds

The probability of a second chance at life can be calculated. Dorothy Vernon-Brown knows this all too well after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia nearly three summers ago, a …
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Rebels With a Cause
9 months ago

Rebels With a Cause

We are living in a time where more and more youth are opening their eyes and raising their voices in an effort to change the world. From race issues to LGBTQ …
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The Miseducation of Hip-Hop
10 months ago

The Miseducation of Hip-Hop

There’s no doubt hip-hop has widely influenced the popular music scene today. More so, it has become a globally accessible culture with its own language, style of dress, music and …
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