10 Family-Friendly Indigenous Films & TV Shows to Educate Your Kids

A new study from Ryerson University called “Examining Children’s Animated Television in Canada” has shone a light on the representation of people of colour in this medium in 2018-2019. In the findings, 51% of human characters were white, while 49% were people of colour. Representation has increased though, as the previous study revealed 74% of characters were white. However, […]

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Ottawa moves to ‘Orange’ level this weekend, major theaters choose not to reopen

This week Premier Ford introduced new pandemic restriction ‘levels’ and at midnight Ottawa moved into the ‘orange level’. This allows restaurants, bars, gyms and fitness centres to open under restrictions. It also allows movie theaters to open, but most in Ottawa are choosing not to do so. Cineplex and Landmark cinemas have announced they will remain closed despite having the option to reopen under restrictions. According to […]

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imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts unveils 2020 lineup of programming

On September 29th, imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts went on Facebook live to share the lineup of Indigenous artists being showcased at the upcoming festival which takes place October 20-25, 2020. For the 21st annual festival, the Executive Director of ImagineNATIVE, Naomi Johnson, has said that the organizers have set out to continue “to present the best in Indigenous stories with the […]

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