A weekly documentary series dedicated to amplifying Black voices, stories and experiences.
Premiering September 13 at 8 p.m. AST
Eastlink Community TV is proud to partner with the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia and the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute among other community partners to present Black Films that Teach. Tune in weekly starting on September 13 at 8PM AT.
Learn more about our first five episodes below.
Africville began where the pavement ended. Documentary filmmaker Juanita Peters presents a moving portrait of a community that has survived despite having lost its home.
Six African Nova Scotian Women share their stories about growing up in Cumberland County. They overcame challenges and lived through changing times.
Over four decades after a group of students accused their professor of racism, triggering an explosive student uprising, Director Mina Shum locates the protagonists and listens as they try to make peace with the past.
Zero Tolerance reveals how deep seated prejudice can be. On one side are the city's young people, and on the other, its police force. Two worlds, two visions. Yet one of these groups is a minority, while the other wields real power. One has no voice, while the other makes life-and-death decisions.
Nov. 8 1946, Viola Desmond stood up against a racially segregated movie theatre in New Glasgow. Her courageous stand was a seminal event in Canada's civil rights movement.
If you are a local filmmaker, or have a suggestion for Black Films that Teach, please email us at email@example.com.
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