ACTRA Magazine: How REEL CANADA is schooling Canadians (not just students) about Canadian film

April 30, 2017

ACTRA Magazine speaks with Jack Blum and Vinay Virmani about REEL CANADA.

Canada for me is all about a diversity celebration that works—a vast range of geographical regions and climates, ethnic subcultures, multicultural families with different roots, newcomers and established clans, Indigenous peoples and gender differences—and it all some- how comes together and functions better than any other country in the world. So for me, the “Canadian story” is always the “Canadian stories,” plural, going right back to our English, French and Indigenous founding cultures. It has never just been one story, and that is something to cherish and celebrate.

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