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Queer and Italian Canadian, A Video Documentary
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Queer and Italian Canadian, A Video Documentary

Relatively few Canadian writers and artists of Italian heritage openly identify as queer through their writings and in interviews. In some circles, being queer is still taboo. In the forthcoming documentary, Creative Spaces: Queer and Italian Canadian, a group of writers discuss their lives, work, and experiences as members of the LGBTQ+ Italian-Canadian community. The Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW) and the Queer Studies in Quebec Research Group (ÉRÉQQ) have joined forces to produce this video, which aims to broaden the understanding and increase sensibility towards queer identities and…

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But For Now We Stay Home

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Patrizio Buanne: Neapolitan Crooner and Really Nice Guy

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The Blind Leading the Blind: A Work by Guido Nincheri for Our Time

The Blind Leading the Blind: A Work by Guido Nincheri for Our Time

Guido Nincheri was one of the most prolific Canadian artists of his generation. Emigrating to Montreal with his wife in…

Tree of Life

Tree of Life

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The Anthropology of Fire

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