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Professor Norman Cornett: "Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?" (2009)

In the following feature presentation of the National Film Board of Canada, First Nations filmmaker Dr. Alanis Obomsawin narrates and produced a forcefully inspiring documentary on the unorthodox McGill Professor Norman Cornett and the injustices of his abrupt dismissal at McGill University in 2007. 332 more words

No Fun Babe

NFB or No Fun Babe is a new, independent, Melbourne based label which launched just over two weeks ago. It’s part of the new wave of lifestyle meets street & surf, LA-inspired brands. 61 more words

EDITORIALS

"A Journal of Insomnia": Adopting the Other's POV

I’ve been away for a couple of weeks trying to devote most of my time to my dissertation prospectus, but I am back now, and will continue to update this blog as often as I can. 1,512 more words

Interactive Documentary

Apparently I really love Apple

I’ve not really spoken about this too much, but within the blind people realm there are two organizations that divide us. One is called National Federation of the Blind, and the other is American Council of the Blind. 637 more words

Blindness

"The Devil's Toy" NFB documentary on skateboarding in Montreal...

Fifteen minutes in length, and fiercely stylish, the film is a both a poetic exploration of the esthetics of this new sport and a barely veiled indictment of the authorities who give the kids who practice it grief, by confiscating their boards and asking them to skate indoors in this silly overcrowded arena, for example. 37 more words

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Better know a Canadian functionary: the Government Film Commissioner

The Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau was set up in 1918 to make propaganda and information films for the Dominion government. In 1939, the National Film Commission, … 1,211 more words