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Yes, Solutions exist!

Researching for my new film on the sense of belonging, I have been urged to watch the optimistic French film, Tomorrow, that explores solutions for living more creatively and consciously on our planet. We hear about the gloomy ecological future … Continue reading

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In Babel’s classroom

They have come from around the world to pursue their dreams in France. This little gem of a film follows their immersion into French culture as they learn the codes and intricacies of this new country of adoption.

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A healthy diet in a reserve

A film we worked on recently during a Wapikoni Mobile month long workshop in the Atikamekw community of Wemotaci

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Sociology is a combat sport

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Away from Keyboard

Watching today a sleek documentary about the three Swedish founders of The Pirate Bay as they face criminal charges for the illegal downloadings on their file sharing site.  The film captures their  bravado and their daily struggle with the multi-billion … Continue reading

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The spirit of the Café

Where my research on Cafés as hubs of human interactions unfolds: Helsinki’s Café Esplanad.    Where young nervous couples have their first dates, where new immigrants meet to share with passion the latest news from their home country, where young … Continue reading

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The movie to see today

Can’t wait to see Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man. It seems to offer keys on how to create a enigmatic film around a character who is no longer alive.

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Researching in Estonia

Landing in pretty medieval Talinn for a weekend research getaway, we found ourselves by total coincidence in the middle of the celebrations of Estonia’s National Independence Day. Fascinating to see the pride in the eyes of a young population who … Continue reading

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Finding the light in Lapland, Finland

At the very end of the polar night, we were invited to attend the Lapland Sbabmagovat Film Festival set in Inari, Finland, 350 kms beyond the Arctic circle.  We came representing the First Nations mobile studio of creation Wapikoni Mobile, … Continue reading

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