Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
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Bethan Bates
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March 28, 2022
Bethan Bates reviews ‘Ted Lasso,’ a TV series starring Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and Juno Temple about an American football coach who moves to London to coach a Premier League (British) football team.
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
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Cheyenne Wood
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February 24, 2022
Cheyenne Wood reviews Disney's latest animated film, Encanto! Wood writes about what the film means for representation, and how it takes up intergenerational trauma, and puts a new spin on the idea of a Disney villain.
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
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Nick Taylor
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February 14, 2022
In this essay, Nick Taylor reviews four films from this year's ReFrame line-up: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, Writing With Fire, The Cost of Freedom, and The Viewing Booth. Weaving these disparate narratives together, Taylor meditates on the art of story-telling, ultimately identifying it as an antidote to nihilism.
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ReFrame Review: North by Current
ReFrame Review: North by Current
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Katy Catchpole
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February 14, 2022
Katy Catchpole reviews 'North by Current', a film by Angelo 'Madsen' Minax about "the understated relationships between mothers and children, truths and myths, losses and gains."
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
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Katie Pedlar
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February 1, 2022
This documentary follows three Bangladeshi teenage girls who are determined to surf despite the challenges posed by poverty, misogyny, and complex family dynamics. Bangla Surf Girls beautifully captures the extreme social conditions these young women face, like wading through rubble just to catch the perfect wave.
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
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Cheyenne Wood
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January 26, 2022
This film follows Kendra, a Lummi woman who grew up separated from her culture. Read Cheyenne Wood’s review of this 2020 documentary about Indigenous identity, family and intergenerational healing.
ReFrame Review: North by Current
ReFrame Review: North by Current
By
Katy Catchpole
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February 14, 2022
Katy Catchpole reviews 'North by Current', a film by Angelo 'Madsen' Minax about "the understated relationships between mothers and children, truths and myths, losses and gains."
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
By
Katie Pedlar
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February 1, 2022
This documentary follows three Bangladeshi teenage girls who are determined to surf despite the challenges posed by poverty, misogyny, and complex family dynamics. Bangla Surf Girls beautifully captures the extreme social conditions these young women face, like wading through rubble just to catch the perfect wave.
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
By
Cheyenne Wood
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January 26, 2022
This film follows Kendra, a Lummi woman who grew up separated from her culture. Read Cheyenne Wood’s review of this 2020 documentary about Indigenous identity, family and intergenerational healing.
ReFrame Review: Threshold
ReFrame Review: Threshold
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Evan Robins
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January 24, 2022
In time for the 2022 ReFrame Film Festival, Evan Robins covers the Brazilian documentary 'Threshold (Limiar)', an intimate exploration of transness, feminism, and parenthood.
ReFrame Review: Fanny: The Right to Rock
ReFrame Review: Fanny: The Right to Rock
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Katie Pedlar
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January 24, 2022
'Fanny: The Right to Rock!' is a documentary is more than a typical rock biopic. It showcases the rise of Fanny, an all women rock band, who came up against misogyny, racism, homophobia and ageism while vehemently pursuing their right to rock. Decades after disbanding, Fanny has reunited to produce another album. The inspiring come up story brings together the edge of rock and roll and the wholesome bond of lifelong friendships.
ReFrame Review: Follow The Drinking Gourd
ReFrame Review: Follow The Drinking Gourd
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Emi Habel
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January 24, 2022
In a family-friendly documentary about the Black food justice movement, “Follow the Drinking Gourd” discusses the racism and trauma faced by African-American farmers as a result of slavery and features what they are doing to overcome it as a community in Oakland, California.
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ReFrame Review: Mary Two-Axe Earley + Without a Whisper
ReFrame Review: Mary Two-Axe Earley + Without a Whisper
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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January 20, 2022
These two films serve as poignant reminders that Indigenous women have long been excluded from the feminist movement, and emancipatory victories enjoyed by white women. From gender-discrimination in the Indian Act to the white-washed story of feminism in the U.S., these films place Indigenous women in the lineage of struggle for gender justice.
The Trent Film Society Presents: Circus Boy, with director Q&A
The Trent Film Society Presents: Circus Boy, with director Q&A
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Trent Film Society
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December 10, 2021
After a pandemic-induced hiatus, the Trent Film Society is back! Their first screening of the year is Circus Boy, a short documentary film by director and documentarian Lester Alfonso. This film will be screened at Bangnani Hall, on Traill Campus, December 11 at 4pm.