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Citizen Minutes
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Commissioned by Hot Docs, Citizen Minutes is a short doc collection aimed at celebrating and inspiring civic engagement. Be among the first to see the incredible stories of ordinary Canadians doing extraordinary things to make their communities better places.
Film Info
Runtime:8
Copyright:2021
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:English
Program Category:Shorts
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Website:http://citizenminutes.hotdocs.ca
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Aisha Fairclough
Writer(s):Aisha Fairclough
Editor(s):Pauline Decroix
Music:Virginia Kilbertus
Suad Bushnaq

Description

In a fatphobic image-conscious world, educator, activist and eccentric cat-lady-turned-politician Dr. Jill Andrew takes her fight for body justice, human rights, representation, access and equity to the legislature as the first queer Black person elected as a member of provincial parliament. Here's a glimpse into a 40 year story of becoming told through the eyes of her filmmaking partner...Don't blink!

Learn more about the Citizen Minutes project at citizenminutes.hotdocs.ca.

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