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Film & TV

For Canadian author Lawrence Hill, the journey from page to screen was an emotional rollercoaster ride beginning with the very title, The Book of Negroes. 

Acting came in a rather unusual way for Jamaican-Canadian actor Lyriq Bent. It wasn’t a matter of following his dreams but of dreams following him.

Selwyn Jacob's teachable spirit is the driving force behind his films. Growing up in Trinidad & Tobago and then moving to Alberta in 1968, he always loved watching movies, documentaries and television shows.

Many remember Andrea Lewis as Hazel from the famous Canadian show ‘Degrassi’ and others fell in love with her as Hillary Duff’s best friend in the movie ‘Cadet Kelly’.

Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice: the names of four Black males that are now the faces of a cry for change.

Film Title: Black Men Loving | Filmmaker:Ella Cooper | Length: 29 mins 

Featured Subject: Contractor Nick Jardine, On-camera Expert 

Title of Featured Project: Mary and Susanna

Black-ish is a new comedy that is designed to offer us commentary on post-racial America.

For this Black Dox entry, documentary filmmaker Nicole Franklin pays tribute to her friend Bill Greaves, a temporary Canadian resident who changed the game.

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