A tall lean man of mahogany hue moves with ferocity of purpose, arms swinging with piston like precision belying a man of his 81 years. He propels his body forward, all swinging arms, contorted limbs and suspended frame. His steely eyes are locked on a hard won prize. The same prize that compatriots from the diaspora like Stephen Roach and Dudley Laws were severely punished for daring to reach.
For thirteen years Brad fought for an all - white Canada. He rose through the ranks of the white supremacy movement to become president of an international racist group called Volksfront.
A documentary featuring an unlikely musical collaboration that “went platinum,” in viral standards, premiered in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
On the rare occasion that Canada’s race relations are the featured topic for public discussion, the phrase “Burn, Nigger, Burn” would probably not come to mind.
ByBlacks Spotlight on TIFF.40 will have several reports on documentary selections at this year’s festival.
In just under two hours, ‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ reminds us why we should care about Mali, that Islam jihadists are not representative of the Muslim people, and that art is the heart of any nation.