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We want to send you to the Birks Diamond Tribute honouring the Year’s Women in Film

On Wednesday, September 11, Telefilm Canada and Birks will honour women who’ve made a considerable impact on the Canadian film industry over the past year.  A jury of film critics picked ten women for the Birks Diamond Tribute. Directors Louise Archambault, Deepa Mehta, Alanis Obomsawin, Sarah Polley and Chloé Robichaud, as well as actresses Évelyne Brochu, Geneviève Bujold, Sarah Gadon, Jessica Paré and Alison Pill, were selected for this honour. We can’t wait to join the red… Read More »

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SDTC Speaks with Alanis Obomsawin

By Haley Cullingham Canadian documentary filmmaker Alanis Obamsawin was born during a lunar eclipse, and she has continued to be no stranger to extreme and extraordinary situations. Whether she’s crouching behind barbed wire during a stand off between Mohawk warriors and the Canadian army, or stealing an hour of sleep on a rock beneath the… Read More »

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