To get to class on time, children from the Raymur social housing project were forced to cross perilous train tracks. After months of advocating for a safe crossing, 25 mothers made their voices heard by blockading CN Rail.
Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 2
Carolyn Jerome, Nina Mercier, Safira Mercier, Otto Breternitz-Wall, Cassius Ellis
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Carmen Pollard is a Canadian director, producer, and editor who is focused on stories that centre underrepresented voices within the arts, social, and climate justice communities. She’s drawn to sensorial storytelling and finding new aesthetic languages to explore the boundaries between truth and fiction. Her award-winning work has been broadcast throughout North America, and has screened theatrically, on Netflix, and at festivals worldwide.
For Dear Life (2017)