In Moonlight, Black Boys Look New

Kassia Neckles is in her second year of study at the University of Toronto where she double majors in English and Cinema Studies.  Barry Jenkins’ 2016 film, Moonlight, is a study in the coalescence of classical and art cinema. The Read more…


Reduced to Rubble: Examining the Changing Economic Fortunes of China’s Migrant Workers

Christal Cheng is in her second year at the University of Toronto, majoring in International Relations and Economics, minoring in Contemporary Asian Studies. “The whole airplane factory is a huge eyeball, labour is its deepest part.” This poem by Ouyang Read more…


Consumer Feminism and Gender Representation in Four More Shots Please

Anna Aksenovich is in her final year at the University of Toronto, majoring in Diaspora and Transnational Studies and minoring in Anthropology and Religion Abstract: In this paper, I will be analyzing ‘Four more shots Please!’, an Indian web TV Read more…


The Representation Question

Kassia Neckles is in her second year of study at the University of Toronto where she double majors in English and Cinema Studies.  Many of my early-to-mid childhood memories are of my mother and I going to our local Cineplex Read more…


Tassie Cameron of Cameron Pictures Inc.

Written Originally for the Innis Herald Tassie Cameron is the creator of the hit Canadian TV series, Rookie Blue and cofounder of Cameron Pictures Inc. Studying at the University of Toronto Tassie took courses in various disciplines ranging from English Read more…


A call with the original ‘Gossip Girl’, Stephanie Savage

Written Originally for the Innis Herald In choosing to enrol in Innis College, the impressive list of accomplished alumni working in the film and television industry assured me that as a youth filmmaker, I would be in an exceptional position. Read more…


Crazy Rich Asians: A Critique and Review

How do rich Asians live? What about crazily rich ones? I’m sure many people have heard of or seen the film, “Crazy Rich Asians,” by now. I had conflicting views about it, and while I did feel represented by the Read more…


From Syria to Hope

“From Syria To Hope” is an official Films With A Cause documentary directed by Yazmeen Kanji. The film was made in collaboration with York Region Muslims to explore the lives of three Syrian families who arrived to Canada under refugee Read more…