Guest student film buff Pip Pomroy attends the Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival, based in Edmonton, and says, “I learnt about issues I’d never heard of, and discovered multitudes about ones I’d previously heard of, but didn’t know enough about.”
Guest student Callum Hughes also attends the Dreamspeakers International Indigenous Film Festival, and reviews a different set of movies from Pip Pomroy’s review.
Chaylene Ribbonleg explores four vital Indigenous role models in the Edmonton and Alberta areas. These influencers advocate for Indigenous rights, culture and traditions.
Vanessa Agbulu shares experiences with two of her Edmonton Nigerian friends about their relationship with their hair. ““We have to straighten our hair, wear wigs to hide it or do our hair in acceptable styles in order to get and keep a job… or not get kicked out of school.”
Chaylene Ribbonleg explores some of Edmonton’s 120 donair shops. She explores the city with friends, family and delicious food. Check out her top 5 picks in this article.
Kelsey discusses her Ukrainian heritage and the traditions her Ukrainian Grandmother may or may not have passed down to her. She reminisces on her childhood and great memories.
“Don’t get me wrong,” writes Vanessa Agbulu, ” the entire movie is filled with stale, lifeless and at many times overly dramatic acting. But here Kristin Davis manages to deliver the calibre of acting you can only find in a low-budget, straight-to-TV movie.” Nonethless, Vanessa, taking delight in watching a really bad movie, has to see its awefulness right through…