FILM & TV
Dr. Cheryl Thompson

Dr. Cheryl Thompson

Dr. Cheryl Thompson holds a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance at the University of Toronto. She is also an instructor at the University of Toronto and the University of Toronto Mississauga where she teaches courses on black Canadian studies, visual culture and identity, and consumer culture history.

Twitter: @drcherylT

For Colored Girls Hits the Right Tone

Sunday, 14 May 2017 20:05
A new adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf debuted last week at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery District.

Bee Nation - More Than Words

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 20:43
Bee Nation follows six Aboriginal children, ages 10 to 14, and their life-changing experience participating in the first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee (FNPSB) in Saskatchewan, and the first of its kind in all of Canada.
Originally released in 1992, Black to the Promised Land follows a group of students from Brooklyn, New York all the way to Israel and back.

Hot Docs Film Review: Babe, I Hate To Go

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 19:34
Babe, I Hate to Go is a short film about a 51-year-old Jamaican migrant worker who leaves home each year for periods of six months or more to work on an Ontario tobacco farm.
Book of Mormon first opened on Broadway in 2011. Since then, it has won 9 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and has toured London and Australia.