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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On Dec 6, 1989 fourteen young women were killed at the Ecole Polytechnique, in Montreal, by twenty-five year old anti-feminist mad man Marc Lepine. He stormed into a classroom, separating the men from the women and proceeded to shoot all nine of the female engineering students. Into the crowded halls, he took as many women… Read More »

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