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NFB celebrates Black History Month for Kids

February 4-11, 2017

A series of short films for kids that showcases the activists, survivors and everyday people who make up the rich history of Afro-Canadian culture.

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Kuumba Films: Paris Noir - African Americans in the City of Light

February 10, 2017

Paris Noir - African Americans in the City of Light is an exciting, enlightening documentary on the presence of African Americans in Paris from WWI to the early 1960s.

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Kuumba Films: In Celebration of Viola Desmond

February 10, 2017 22&23

In celebration of the recent announcement that Viola Desmond will be featured on the Canadian $10 bill, we dedicate the Journey to Justice documentary to Desmond and the other Canadian unsung heroes in the fight for Black civil rights.

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Reelworld presents New Perspectives

February 11, 2017

Reelworld presents New Perspectives, a film program that showcases the diverse voices and perspectives of three Toronto based black female filmmakers.

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Film: Sun Ra: Space is the Place (1974)

February 16, 2017

The Power Plant is pleased to present Sun Ras seminal afrofuturist film Space is the Place (1974).

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Film: Hands of History (1994)

May 4, 2017

This program begins with a short film about Maria Hupfield, setting the context for her choice of Loretta Todd's film Hands of History (1994) as an homage to previous generations of First Nations women artists.

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