Interviews

‘Talking in/talking out’: Indigenous knowledge, filmmaking, and the decolonial poetics of visual sovereignty

‘Talking in/talking out’: Indigenous knowledge, filmmaking, and the decolonial poetics of visual sovereignty

A conversation with Indigenous filmmaker and cultural activist Dr. Dorothy Christian,  Sonia Medel and André Elias Mazawi
Office of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF), Woodward’s Building, Vancouver, BC, the early afternoon of June 7, 2019.

Positioning and introduction
Sonia Medel: I want to begin by welcoming you, Dorothy, and thank you for joining us for this conversation that will form part of the Postcolonial Directions in Education Special Issue on film and film festivals. I also want to acknowledge that we are engaging in this this conversation, here, in the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) office, in the Woodward’s building, in Vancouver, on unceded Coast Salish, Tseil-wautulth, Musqueam and Squamish lands. This is very much a contested building and land, a reality that forms part of our ongoing dialogue behind the need for a Special Issue on the (de)colonial potential of film and film festivals. I would like to hand over the floor to you, Dorothy, by asking “Who is Dr. Dorothy Christian and why were you interested in joining us today?”.

CBC On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko: How to be an ally

CBC On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko: How to be an ally

June 17th, 2020. CBC Radio (CBC On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko) segment on “How to be an ally”

Interview on CBC TV online: How to become an ally

Interview on CBC TV online: How to become an ally

June 17th, 2020. Interview on CBC TV online “How to become an ally: Educators, community leaders explain ways to stand up to anti-Black racism (CBC TV Nadia Jannif)

Tips for discussing race with kids from Handel Wright, Andrew Baron and Rhea Boyd

Tips for discussing race with kids from Handel Wright, Andrew Baron and Rhea Boyd

The worldwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism that began last week after the death of George Floyd are forcing many parents to address issues of race, privilege and injustice based on skin colour with their kids. Here’s how to do it effectively.

Interview on CBC Radio show, The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

Interview on CBC Radio show, The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

June 4th , 2020. Interview on CBC Radio show, The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn. “What role should education play in righting racism”

Interview with Lynda Steele Show at CKNW: Analyzing racism in the USA. Are we any better?

Interview with Lynda Steele Show at CKNW: Analyzing racism in the USA. Are we any better?

Analyzing racism in the USA. Are we any better?
May 29th , 2020- Interview with Lynda Steele Show at CKNW about “How the recurrent problem of Police Brutality and killings of Black men can be addressed?”

Interview with Handel Wright by Carole Wallace Link editor

Interview with Handel Wright by Carole Wallace Link editor

Interview quoted in Link, a semi-annual newsletter put out by the Network of Centres and Institutes in Education at UBC (NCIE). Interview with Dr. Handel Wright, conducted by Carole Wallace. In this interview, Dr. Handel Wright sits down with Link editor, Carole Wallace, to discuss his work at CCIE and the path that lead him to found CCIE and take up a Canadian Research Chair at UBC.

Interview with Handel Wright – Equity Matters

Interview with Handel Wright – Equity Matters

Interview with Handel Wright – Interview quoted in Equity Matters is a newsletter published Equity Office at the University of British Columbia. Interview with Dr. Handel Wright, conducted by Senior Equity Advisor, Margaret Sarkissian. (November 2006). This interview provides an overview of Dr. Wright’s academic and activist contributions.