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Morgan Jessome, Host of Black Films that Teach, speaks with Sylvia Parris-Drummond of the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute about this new series airing Sundays at 8PM AT on Eastlink Community TV.
Learn more about our next five episodes below.
A vociferous discussion between black and white youths at the interracial club in Halifax, touching on racial discrimination in employment, housing, education and interpersonal relations.
Josh Crooks is a promising teen hockey star in a sport where Black players like him are chronically underrepresented. Ice Breakers reveals the buried history of a pioneering Black hockey league in Atlantic Canada.
Monika Delmos’ documentary captures a year in the life of two teenage refugees, Joyce and Sallieu, who have left their own countries to make a new life in Ontario.
Over a decade, Brooks Alberta transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town, to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and refugees flocked to find jobs at the local slaughterhouse.
Docudrama about Canada’s one and only all-Black military battalion, formed during WWI. The battalion overcame tremendous obstacles of discrimination during the war to become an important part of Canadian history.
If you are a local filmmaker, or have a suggestion for Black Films that Teach, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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