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The Village_ Still Life

This is a small clip that was created at the first Gathering that myself and a small army of volunteers created on Sept 9, 2011. Those that came were asked to paint a house and put their name or some statement inside of it and as each person contributed their house it slowly became a […]

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5 Hours with Woody_ Eliot Rausch

Sometimes I watch what people do and I pray for the opportunity to do the same. This guy Eliot Rausch makes some of the realist shit on the internet. Beautifully shot short documentaries about the complexity of people. I first saw his work about a year ago, I stumbled upon Last Minutes of Oden, a […]

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Shanty Town Cinderellas_ Cape Flats

I spent an hour watching videos and short films of the Tigist+Selam blog yesterday when I should have been working on my album artwork. South Africa is coming up for me over and over and over again these days (maybe it’s time to go back). One of the most interesting posts was this one about […]

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Wasteland_ Manifesto Movie Night (Toronto)

I might not be able to get to the Manifesto Movie Night tonight but It should be stellar. The funny thing is that when I was watching this trailer for Wasteland (one of the features tonight) I realized that I have been to visit the people in Rio where this was shot, I’ve met the […]

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Loft 404_ Toronto

People who attended my listening celebration, Gathering No. 1, on September 9th experienced Loft 404 first hand. Loft 404 is an interesting space in downtown Toronto that was conceived, created and cultivated by Genna Bauder. When my friend Kate Fraser called me up one night and said “I’m at this place, I think you should […]

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Trust_

I mean.. what is there to say about this really “Trust” LaPointe Productions.

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Jordans or Justice_ UShift Film Project (Toronto)

A few months ago I was asked to come to St. Albans Boys & Girls Club to speak about storytelling and spoken word. The group of young people I met there were participating in their first day of the U Shift Film Program, a film program run by filmmakers/lovers Ayelen Liberona and Nicole Crozier. She […]

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Reasoning w/ Donisha

This Friday, August 5th (in Toronto) I am organizing an informal Gathering on youth and spirituality with Rita & Bob Marley’s granddaughter, Donisha Prendergast. This session is connected to a film called RasTa coming out this September; the session on Friday is called RasTa Sessions: Reasoning On Youth and Spirituality, it is a FREE and […]

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