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Michèle Stephenson’s film Stateless reveals anti-Black sentiments in the Dominican Republic

The documentary begins by narrating the story of Moraime. Moraime is a young Haitian who found herself displaced amid the 1937 anti-Haitian massacre which was ordered by Dictator Rafael Trujillo

Indigenous stories from UVic featured in The Camp(us)

Throughout history, education has been used to further and institutionalize colonialism. A newly released film shot at UVic seeks to unpack those dynamics, connecting the experiences of students at UVic…

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…

What is feminist porn?

Despite being a feminist, I have no idea how to define feminist porn. Is it romance-novel sex? Is it women in leather with strap-ons? Can porn even be feminist? Porn…

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ afresh take on the classic

With great power comes great responsibility. I think we can all relate to that statement in one way or another. The Spider-Man movies have been a pinnacle of entertainment for…

Review: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

A haunting and beautiful film Neither Wolf nor Dog follows Kent Nerburn (played by Christopher Sweeney), an author from Minnesota, who is commissioned to write a book about a Native…

Victoria Film Festival: Adventures in Public School is “comedy done right”

Adventures in Public School, co-written by Kyle Rideout and Josh Epstein and directed by the former, follows Liam, a lifelong-homeschooled kid played by Daniel Doheny, through his first and final…

Victoria Film Festival: The horror of darkness

The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches review   The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches from director Simon Lavoie is a 2017 French-Canadian adaptation of…

Victoria Film Festival: SoulMate lovingly bends conventions

SoulMate, directed by Derek Tsang, follows two friends from childhood  to adulthood. Li Ansheng, played by Zhou Dongyu, is a quick-witted wild child who decides to forgo higher education in…