(Photo: Annie Girard, teacher at Ecole internationale de Montréal, and Manuel Abellan, member of the Cambodian Working Group)
Last week, on November 10th, Vanaka Chhem-Kieth and Manuel Abellan won a Forces Avenir Award for their "Regard sur le Chili" project.
Congratulations to Paul Tom, post production coordinator and student member of the Cambodian working group, who brought home the prize for best animation film for his short "Que je vive en paix" (That I may live in peace) at the student film and video festival portion of the World Film Festival.
See the film in its entirety on our French home page.
Tune into CKUT 90.3 FM on Saturday August 21 from 2 to 4 PM to listen to a special broadcast of Funky Revolutions. Participants from the Radioworks! and Refugee Youth radio workshop will host a 2-hour special about music, story and memory.
You will hear an eclectic mix of music of special significance, personal stories and political commentary from Stephanie, Ayanda, Marie Francoise, Bylow and Rania. A broadcast not to be missed!
Cambodia, from then to now: Memory and plural identities in the aftermath of genocide
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
5th, 6th and 7th of May, 2011
Montreal Life Stories would like to congratulate team member Hourig Attarian who was awarded an FQRSC Post-Doctoral Fellowship to work on a research project related to the memory of the Armenian genocide. Congratulations Hourig!
Tune in this coming Monday morning (July 13) starting at 8:30 a.m. on CKUT 90.3 FM Radio to hear an interview with Catherine Montgomery, produced by Audrey O'Breham.
Tune in this coming Monday morning (June 14) at 8:30 a.m. on CKUT 90.3 FM Radio to hear an interview with Zhimei Zhang, done by Audrey O'Breham.
Zhimei Zhang is the author of Fox Spirit: A Woman in Mao's China. She was also a guest speaker at a recent Life Stories Montreal screening of Paul Tom's documentary "I Was There," telling the stories of four women from Columbia, Rwanda, Cambodia and Haiti, who have lived in conflict zones.
Don't miss the broadcast, as exceptionally, this one will not be available to listen to online later.
The report on the guided visit by refugees and children of refugess will be broadcast today ...
to listen starting at 5 p.m. this Thursday go to
www.rcinet.ca, Tam Tam Canada program
Chroniques Diane Santerre