Alanis Obomsawin Virtual Classroom

Alanis Obomsawin Virtual Classroom

| 57 min

The NFB and its community partner, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, present a Virtual Classroom with acclaimed documentary filmmaker and social activist Alanis Obomsawin and community activists Gabrielle Fayant and Brock Lewis. Recorded live at the OCDSB’s Aboriginal Learning Center, and moderated by CBC journalist and author Waubgeshig Rice, the event focusses on the topic of social justice in Indigenous communities and the positive shifts brought about by Indigenous youth. The panellists come together to talk about the hot-button social issues that young people in Indigenous communities are facing, with an emphasis on the various ways in which these youth are working to overcome these challenges.

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  • director
    Dan Thornhill
  • producer
    Ross Johnstone
  • production coordinator
    Tey Cottingham
    Sophie Quevillon
  • studio coordinator
    Anne Koizumi