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Aisha Jamal
Film Programmer @ Hot Docs & Associate Programmer @ TIFF | Filmmaker | Film Prof | Foodie | Feminist. Basically all things starting with F.
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Aisha Jamal 11h
Afghan refugees are being deported in record # to what is now the world's most dangerous country. Iran & Pakistan return about 800,000 undocumented Afghans each year and Norway leads the charge in Europe:
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Amnesty International 13h
Afghanistan is now the world’s most dangerous country. So why is Norway forcing, Taibeh, 20, and her brothers to travel there alone, right now? Taibeh has never lived there. Tell Norway to bring Taibeh and her brothers back to their community in Trondheim, where they belong.
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Aseda Jun 12
within 10 hours of burning of Notre dame, it was no.1 trending topic. News outlets dedicated 10-20 min to talk about it. A building. No lives in it. 4th day into the Sudan massacre, and they're silent, do you really value a building over the lives of people?
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Min Sook Lee Jun 7
A year of gutting cities followed by a 5 mo vacation to hide in cottage country. A bad horror movie plot of evil corp politician in power? No! Ontario today. That's why this will be the 'Summer of Unrest'. Here is a recap of Ford cuts:
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Aisha Jamal Jun 6
Wow, this is the paper's official editorial statement on the issue of genocide against indigenous people?!? So done with this racist rag... Shame on you
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Kenneth Roth Jun 2
Jared Kushner says Palestinians can't govern themselves until they have a "fair judicial system...freedom of press, freedom of expression, [and] tolerance for all religions." So why do the Saudis get to govern themselves? Or the Egyptians under Sisi?
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Aisha Jamal May 31
Finally! 's Hot Docs BEST CANADIAN FEATURE DOC winner "Nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up" opens this weekend in Toronto at the Lightbox. Important for all of us living on occupied land to see so check it out:
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The Indigenous Screen Office May 29
Eden Robinson's Trickster series coming to CBC-TV marks the first time has developed a TV show based on books by an Indigenous author & it's directed by Michelle Latimer
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Regent Park Film Festival May 28
Just a few days left to submit your home movies for digitization as part of . Deadline is Friday May 31st! Visit:
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Aisha Jamal May 28
By rush tickets do you mean at the venue at start time?
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Aisha Jamal May 28
Please be better than "Crazy Rich Asians" 🙏🏽
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Aisha Jamal May 24
Replying to @_Nataleah
Big time congrats! 💐
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Hot Docs May 23
“I want to encourage people who don’t want to see it, to see it...It has created a lot of conversation amongst people, and that’s good." award-winner nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up sets off across the country this week
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Aisha Jamal May 22
So inspired by this woman. Not only an amazingly committed, social justice oriented filmmaker but now also running for government! 🙌🏽
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Aisha Jamal May 15
Wonder what the radio stats are 🙂...
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Aisha Jamal May 15
Very proud to be on the board of and 5th "On Screen Report" is out. It's not shocking to me that women - especially women of colour & Indigenous women - remain insanely under-employed in film & TV (1.8% of TV contracts in 2017). Full report:
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Documentary Organization of Canada May 13
We are proud to announce that DOC will be offering 2-year FREE memberships to all Indigenous Documentary professionals across Canada!
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Aisha Jamal May 10
Make good use of your time and play this game, designed by . A woman as hero! An Afghan woman as hero! ✌🏽🇦🇫
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Aisha Jamal May 8
Love the drawing. Can't wait for this. Congrats on super theme 💐
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TO Picture Show May 8
BIG NEWS DAY! All summer, Toronto Outdoor Picture Show will present a series called "Dynamic Duos” at four parks across the city! 🦸🏻‍♂️🦸🏽‍♀️ Join us for a double-header opening weekend June 15 & 16 at featuring cinema’s most iconic onscreen pairs!
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