Refugees

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival organizers will be giving $200,000 worth of tickets to students, seniors and new Canadians. One of the top documentary film festivals in the world...
Like non-fiction books, documentaries have at least one very distinct advantage over their fictional filmic counterparts: even so-so docs send viewers away having learned something new. That...
Five of the seven films being featured at the 15th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival being held in Toronto April 18-25 will feature works directed or co-directed by women. One of the...
Sudanese-Canadian hip hop artist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal is one of three recipients of the 2018 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, established in 2012 by the...
Canadian rock act Arkells have become one of the country's biggest bands since forming a dozen years ago. So big, in fact, they've created their own music festival at a stadium in their...
Actors Lupita Nyong’o and Kumail Nanjiani used their presenting opportunity at the 90th Academy Awards last night to show strong support for "Dreamers," people who were brought to the...
Canadian rock band Arkells have launched their own hometown music festival in Hamilton, Ontario called The Rally and area refugee causes will benefit from the mega-concert. The event will take...
Rapper Logic used his time in the Grammy Awards spotlight last night (Jan. 28) to declare that "hate is ugly" and "women are as precious as they are stronger than any man."...
Canadian film distribution company Elevation Pictures held two charitable events this past week in advance of the theatrical release of The Breadwinner, the animated film about a girl who disguises...
From a teenager who collected and donated more than 10 million pennies to the enormously philanthropic Daniels and Slaight families, there was plenty of inspiration to make a difference at the...

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