This Website Spotlights the Stories and Experiences of Black Canadians

image courtesy cbc“Being Black in Canada offers a window into the struggles while celebrating the culture and achievements of Black communities.” By Pahull Bains Date August 3, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter CBC has launched an expanded ‘Being Black in Canada’ website featuring the stories and experiences of Black Canadians. Highlighting narratives that matter to Black communities—from … Read more

This New Database Spotlights People of Colour in Canadian Entertainment

We spoke to its founder, actress Tonya Williams, about the recent launch, why she dislikes the catchall term BIPOC, and her hopes for the industry moving forward. By Pahull Bains Date July 29, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter When it comes to the lack of representation of people of colour in the film and television industry, both … Read more

This Canadian Film Festival Spotlights Female, Nonbinary & BIPOC Artists

Image via Breakthroughs Film FestivalTackling issues from gender identity and motherhood to race and body image, Breakthroughs’ 2020 slate is screening online from June 25 to 28. By Pahull Bains Date June 17, 2020 icon-facebook icon-twitter Breakthroughs Film Festival, the only festival in Canada devoted exclusively to short films directed by emerging women and non-binary … Read more