A groundbreaking film and video festival made for and by women of colour in 1980s Vancouver was an important precedent for the return of identity politics.
“You don’t have to be skinny or blonde or sing in English or French, and you can stand by what you want to do and what you want to say,” said Lido Pimienta.
An ancient nail clipper, a slightly less ancient video game, and a very-not-ancient arts and culture problem.
“What’s interesting about Zach’s cinema is his movies aren’t just movies—they’re also survival,” says Ojibwe writer and TIFF Cinematheque head Jesse Wente.
This week, Calgary arts groups walked away from plans to create a new gallery, and also demanded more funding. City Hall was implied to be the problem.
Montreal publisher Anteism has found success in the competitive art-book realm.