Film Master Class - "CANADA 150 – The Forgotten Past"

Event Date: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Waverley Resource Library, 285 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 1A9
Event Fee: 
Free and open the public.

The Department of History is pleased to support two Master Classes at this year’s Bay Street Film Festival. The Master Classes take place in the auditorium of the Waverley Library, they are free, and are open to the public.

The first is Friday Sept 15 at 11:00 am. It is entitled CANADA 150 – The Forgotten Past with presentations by filmmakers Alejandro Yoshizawa, director of “All Our Father’s Relations” and Ryan Boyko, the director of :"That Never Happened: Canada’s First National Internment Operations.” Alejandro Yoshizawa directed the web series Chinese Canadian Stories. Ryan Boyko is the writer and director of the innovative series “The Camps.” He is a multi-award winning visual artist and an accomplished actor. Alejandro and Ryan describe their journey as filmmakers to share painful yet healing stories of Canada’s forgotten past.