Collection F0723 - Home Made Visible collection

Azada Rahi 1/1 A Azada Rahi 1/1 B Azada Rahi 1/1 C Muny : baby shower : Ngày Đầy Tháng NYC 1969 England '1990 Sunrise Singing Road trip Liberty Village Mahaica Market, Guyana N-5-6-7-8-9- 1976 (Jampi) 3 J.P Birthday 1 year Old 1976 : Part 1 of 4 3 J.P Birthday 1 year Old 1976 : Part 2 of 4 3 J.P Birthday 1 year Old 1976 : Part 3 of 4 3 J.P Birthday 1 year Old 1976 : Part 4 of 4 Montreal snow storm

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Home Made Visible collection

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  • Moving images

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F0723

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  • [196-?], 1969-2008 (Creation)
    Creator
    Regent Park Film Festival

Physical description

17 digital files (ca. 533 GB) : MOV
6 videocassettes : VHS

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(2003-)

Administrative history

The Regent Park Film Festival is Toronto's longest running free-of-charge community film festival, dedicated to showcasing local and international independent works relevant to inner-city. In 2003, Chandra Siddan, a filmmaker and student in the York University’s “Regent Park Community Education Program”, founded the RPFF as an alternative educational setting for an assignment with support from her instructor Jeff Kugler, principal of Nelson Mandela Park Public School, who offered his school as the venue for the event, and Prof. Harry Smaller who garnered broadly-based support from the University.

For seven years, the festival screened at the Nelson Mandela Park Public School before moving to the Lord Dufferin Public School for 20010 and 2011. On the tenth anniversary in 2012, the festival and its offices moved into the Daniels Spectrum cultural hub and started delivering year-round programming such as workshops and community screenings.

In 2007, a year after RPFF incorporated, Siddan stepped down as Festival Director and was replaced by Karin Haze until 2010, Richard Fung in 2011, Ananya Ohri from 2012 to 2018, and Tendisai Cromwell as of 2018.

In 2017, the RPFF embarked on a three-year home movie archive project titled “Home Made Visible” after receiving funding from the Canadian Council for the Arts New Chapter. The three-part nationwide project digitized home movies from the Indigenous and visible minority communities and donated a selection of clips for preservation, commissioned six artist films, and exhibited the artworks and selected home movie clips across Canada to encourage discussions around diverse histories and futures.

Scope and content

Collection contains digital and analogue home movies submitted to and digitized by Home Made Visible, a nation-wide project by the Regent Park Film Festival. The project collected movies from visible minority families and Indigenous peoples in Canada. Footage consists of everyday life including children playing and family trips, and celebrations including birthdays and holidays.

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  • English
  • Khmer
  • Vietnamese

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Accruals

The fonds comprises of the following accruals: 2018-019, 2018-020, 2018-028, 2018-029, 2018-033, 2018-039, and 2018-040. Further accruals are expected.

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Funding for Home Made Video project, including digitization of footage, provided by Canada Council for the Arts' New Chapter program.

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Final

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Full

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2019/05/29 KCP. Created adding descriptions for 2018-019, 2018-020, 2018-028, 2018-029, 2018-033, and 2018-040.

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  • English

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