This is an educational film critiquing the Canadian educational system and all other intersecting institutions which marginalizes Indigenous children and their families.
A documentary about a most original lady! Sister Nancy COMING SOON
Stepping into hybridity, afrofuturism and BLM When I received that call about The Prescription. The production was well on its way. Maybe 3-4 weeks into the planning and there was a ripple of excitement that rolled down from my neck bone to my toes. Sure, I’ll do it, without hesitation. The Prescription Team 21 PlaywrightsContinue reading “21 Black Futures – The Prescription”
Promise me is a short film inspired by true events about a young girl trying to inspire her sick mom to get better while their lives are under surveillance by child welfare.
Cool Black North explores the unique and vibrant Canadian Black Community and its role in our country’s contemporary identity. Running Time: 88 minutes Language: English Country: Canada Directed by Alison Duke Written by Aiken Scherberger Produced by Suzanne Steeves and Aiken Scherberger Production 2019 – Canada Production Company: Second Time Around Productions Inc. TV Canadian premiereContinue reading “Cool Black North”
A documentary about Winston LaRose, an 80-year-old community activist, inspires a Toronto community surrounding the intersection of Jane St. and Finch Ave. to challenge the traditional powers and run for political office for the first time. Director: Ngardy Conteh George Writers: Ngardy Conteh George and Alison Duke Producers: Alison Duke and Ngardy Conteh George Cinematographer:Continue reading “Mr. Jane and Finch”
What a wild summer! There seems to be so much going on in the world and so little time to process it all. One thing I know for sure is that WE ALL need to stand up to hate and stand up for love, but we all need to have EMPATHY for one another. Creatively, this is aContinue reading “A Goldelox round-up in the summer of 2017”
C-Magazine art review I finally got a chance to read Mary McDonald’s very thorough CMagazine’s summer 2017 art review of New-Found-Lands: Exploring the historical and contemporary connections between Newfoundland and the Caribbean diaspora curated by Pamela Edmonds and Bushra Junaid – Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s Newfoundland. MacDonald writes about the connection I make betweenContinue reading “Reflections of Wata by Alison Duke”
May 2017 Project I met this group of seniors last year around the fall. They had been calling me all summer to make a video about their group that has been meeting for over 40 years in a community center in Flemingdon Park. Flemo (that’s what we called it back in the day) was home to aContinue reading “Changing Seasons”
Riding the UP in the 6IX/tdot/Megacity is short for taking the train from Toronto’s Union station to the YYZ airport. I’ve yet to ride it but heard that it’s one sweet ride. It even has its own on-board magazine called On the Up. Their April 2017 edition features Forward Thinkers from various industries giving thoughts on what the futureContinue reading “On the Up”