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Ada for Mayor - 2017 - Spain
85 min
Director: Pau Faus
Year Presented: 2017

Elected in an upset in 2015, Ada Colau goes from housing-rights activist to mayor of Barcelona in Spain. During her campaign she is ridiculed by the media and attacked for her ‘Venezuelan’ politics. A clumsy attempt to sabotage her campaign was traced back to the Interior Ministry. The establishment looks sad and incompetent in the face of Colau’s simple integrity. Included is an amazing series of private video diaries where she wrestles with her fear of becoming what she has so often questioned.
Sponsors: Luke, StFX Dept. of Modern Languages, StFX Dept. of Political Science
Antarctica: Ice & Sky - 2015 - France
89 min
Director: Luc Jacquet
Year Presented: 2017

Claude Lorius is a farseeing glaciologist and climate specialist. In 1956, as a student, he was part of a team that drilled into the Antarctic icefields. The research that resulted has changed the vision of how human activity is bringing about climate change. This beautifully filmed documentary follows early and current research and is a call to work toward world wide solutions for mitigating our impact on the planet.
Sponsors: AA Munro Insurance, Antigonish 5¢ to $1.00 Store, Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish, Sustainable Antigonish, Tuesday Meditation Group
Atlantic - 2016 - Ireland/Canada/Norway
76 min
Director: Risteardo Ó Domhnaill
Year Presented: 2017

Beautifully filmed and narrated, this explosive and heartrending documentary follows the struggles of three fishing communities in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland, as they battle with politicians, oil companies and the international fishing industry for control of the resources in their waters. Who will benefit from these resources and what will be the consequences for communities and the environment? This film will change how you think of fishing as a sustainable resource.
Sponsors: Dr. Robert Dunphy, Highland Bike Shop, MacDonald & Murphy Inc., Responsible Energy Action, StFX Aquatic Resources Program, StFX Dept. of Earth Sciences, StFX Dept. of Political Science, StFX Innovation & Enterprise Centre, Town of Antigonish, The TownHouse
Black Code - 2016 - Canada
90 min
Director: Nicolas de Pencier
Year Presented: 2017

Edward Snowden’s leaked evidence of U.S. global surveillance and the investigation into whether Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election of Donald Trump are among the timely stories that make the issue of hacking prominent in the public consciousness. Based on U. of T. professor Ronald J. Deibert’s book of the same name, Black Code is a timely investigation of the impact that the internet has had on free speech, privacy and activism.
Sponsors: Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA), Luke, Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus, Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, StFX
Blood Memories - 2007 - Canada
16 min
Director: Peter Murphy
Year Presented: 2017

Majd Al Zhouri: ‘When a bomb destroyed my bedroom in my home, my dreams were shattered.‘ Three years later, Majd and his family, having escaped the devastation of Syria, landed in Antigonish. Ten months later, barely able to speak English, Madj found himself on stage as a principal actor in a role eerily similar to his life story. This community theatre experience became a real healing therapy which has helped him to dream again.
Sponsors: Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA), Dr. Daniel McKenna, StFX Association of University Teachers (AUT), StFX Women’s & Gender Studies Program
Colonization Road - 2016 - Canada
48 min
Director: Michelle St. John
Year Presented: 2017

Anishinaabe comedian and activist Ryan McMahon takes us to his hometown of Fort Frances, Ontario and down its main drag, which is called Colonization Road. Similar streets across Canada are direct reminders of the Public Lands Act of 1853 and its severe impact on the treaties and lands of First Nations peoples in the name of Canadian settlement. McMahon explores the history of these roads, meets with settlers in solidarity and raises significant questions about ‘reconciliation’ and what it means to decolonize.
Sponsors: Antigonish NDP Association, Antigonish Quaker Worship Group, Canadian Catholic Organization for Development & Peace Antigonish, StFX Faculty of Education, StFX University, St. James United Church Social Justice Committee, Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish
A Day in the Life of Pete Norman - 2017 - Canada
7 min
Director: Leroy Borden & Eva Bertrand-Brunelle
Year Presented: 2017

Graffiti artists around the world are bringing their art to the streets: some as political statement, others as a way of self-expression. Pete Norman, an Antigonish street artist, was born in Newfoundland-Labrador and has been living in Antigonish for many years. His goal is to make the world more colourful with his art.
Sponsors: Antigonish Insurance Agencies Ltd., The Made in Nova Scotia Store, Municipality of the County of Antigonish
The Destruction of Memory - 2016 - USA
85 min
Director: Tim Slade
Year Presented: 2017

Cultural destruction has long been carried out across the globe: the bombing of Sarajevo's National Library and the burning of its ancient books, the looting of the Iraqi National Museum and destruction of its priceless historical objects, to name but two. When cultural destruction is wrought, do victims have any legal recourse? Not in the past, but in March 2016, the International Criminal Court (ICC) charged Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, who is linked to al-Qaeda, with destroying holy and historic sites in Timbuktu, Mali.
Sponsors: Anonymous, Heritage Association of Antigonish, StFX Dept. of Anthropology, StFX Dept. of History, StFX Dept. of Religious Studies
Dolores - 2017 - USA
98 min
Director: Peter Bratt
Year Presented: 2017

Dolores Huerta bucks 1950s gender conventions by starting the U.S.’s first farm workers’ union with fellow organizer Cesar Chavez. What starts out as a struggle for racial and labor justice, soon becomes a fight for gender equality within the same union; she is eventually forced to leave. As she wrestles with raising 11 children, three marriages, and is nearly beaten to death by a San Francisco tactical police squad, Dolores emerges with a vision that connects her newfound feminism with racial and class justice.
Sponsors: Antigonish Breaking the Silence, East Coast Credit Union Bergengren Branch, Just Us! Coffee Roasters, StFX Association of University Teachers (AUT), StFX Dept. of Adult Education, StFX Office of Human Rights & Equity, Unifor Local # 2107
Don't Tell Anyone - 2015 - USA
75 min
Director: Mikaela Shwer
Year Presented: 2017

At the age of four, Angy Rivera and her mother fled to the U.S. to avoid violence, poverty and civil war in Colombia. While battling a complex and inequitable immigration system, they struggled to stay afloat financially. In a community where silence is often seen as necessary for survival, after 20 years she steps out of the shadows to share her parallel journeys of being an undocumented immigrant and a victim of sexual assault.
Sponsors: StFX Office of Human Rights & Equity
Finding Oscar - 2016 - Canada/Guatemala
100 min
Director: Mark Monroe & Ryan Suffern
Year Presented: 2017

In the Dos Erres massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy a dedicated team uncovers the truth and brings justice to those responsible by finding the missing boy named Oscar. Warning: disturbing images
Sponsors: Antigonish Breaking the Silence, Just Us! Coffee Roasters
Havana Curveball - 2014 - USA
57 min
Director: Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider
Year Presented: 2017

Thirteen year old Mica takes to heart his Rabbi's dictate to ‘help heal the world,’ and as his Bar Mitzvah service project launches a grand plan to send baseballs to Cuba. He knows that Cubans have few resources, love baseball, and gave his Jewish grandpa refuge during the Holocaust. As events unfold, what started as his parents filming a short episode in their son’s life becomes an inspiring coming of age story.
Sponsors: Canadian Tire, Highland Bike Shop, Peak Experiences
I Am Not Your Negro - 2016 - Switzerland/France/Belgium/USA
93 min
Director: Raoul Peck
Year Presented: 2017

In 1979 James Baldwin envisioned a book, a personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Filmmaker Raoul Peck brings to life the book James Baldwin never finished. The voice over narration is completely drawn from Baldwin’s insightful work and the film gives us a clear and passionate lesson on the psychological dimensions of the racial conflicts in the U.S. Oscar nominated for Best Feature Documentary 2017.
Sponsors: StFX Office of Human Rights & Equity
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power - 2017 - Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk
98 min
Director: Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk
Year Presented: 2017

Eleven years ago in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth Al Gore implored audiences to wake up and learn about climate change. In An Inconvenient Sequel Gore addresses the progress made, or not made, and illustrates how one must take action if one desires change, particularly highlighting the importance of voting for elected officials who don’t deny climate change and don’t stall efforts for research and reductions. This sequel is an impassioned call to action and is especially relevant in light of the current political situation in the U.S.
Sponsors: East Coast Credit Union Bergengren Branch, Municipality of the County of Antigonish, StFX University, Town of Antigonish
Island Earth - 2016 - USA
61 min
Director: Cyrus Sutton
Year Presented: 2017

According to scientists, one-third of the Earth's farmable soils have already been lost to development and unsustainable farming practices which are depleting the earth’s resources faster than they are being replenished. A young indigenous scientist journeys through the corn fields of GMO companies and the traditional loi patches of Hawaiian elders weaving a rich and complex tale that reveals modern truths and ancient values that can save our food future.
Sponsors: Anonymous, Canadian Catholic Organization for Development & Peace Antigonish, StFX Development Studies Program, The Tall and Small Café
Jesus Took My Burden and Left Me with a Song: The Story of Kass Gerro - 2017 - Canada
10 min
Director: Clifton Gerro
Year Presented: 2017

Very few of us can impact a community and a generation as lovingly as Kass Gerro. This film is a portrait of a wonderful woman from Upper Big Tracadie. Kass is a gospel singer, X-Project volunteer and devoted mother and grandmother. Over the years she has touched many lives through her deep faith, strong voice and unwavering commitment to helping others.
Sponsors: Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) Community Workshop, Municipality of the County of Antigonish, StFX Faculty of Education, StFX Service Learning Program & Student Society
The Klondike Viking - 2017 - Canada
20 min
Director: Lulu Keating
Year Presented: 2017

Bill Hakonson was a small child when his family emigrated from Norway to Canada. Shortly after they settled in Alberta Bill’s father died and his mother remarried. Bill’s stepfather beat him, so Bill ran away when he was twelve. By fourteen, he was working as a bellhop in the Hotel Vancouver. His adventurous spirit took him north to Dawson City, Yukon, where the gold mining town provided him the opportunity to start many successful businesses, and to finally find the secure family life he didn’t have as a child.
Sponsors: BMO Nesbitt Burns, East Coast Credit Union Bergengren Branch, First Light Insurance, Lyghtesome Gallery
Let There Be Light - 2017 - Canada
80 min
Director: Mila Aung-Thwin & Van Royko
Year Presented: 2017

Mankind has been actively studying fusion for over 50 years as a source of cheap, clean energy for the entire globe. Now, with the complex participation of 37 countries and the best/brightest scientific minds, this reality is so close, yet so far. A dazzling blend of animation, digital effects, penetrating interviews and stunningly shot footage of an actual star-making machine deep in the bucolic countryside of France serves up everything you always wanted to know about fusion, but were too uninformed to ask.
Sponsors: Alpert Electric, Antigonish Community Energy Cooperative, Lyghtesome Gallery, Nova Scotia Dept. of Communities, Culture & Heritage
Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw - 2015 - USA
56 min
Director: Rick Goldsmith
Year Presented: 2017

Chamique Holdsclaw was hailed as the ‘female Michael Jordan,’ impressing crowds with her artistry, athleticism and drive. She seemed destined for a spectacular professional basketball career until her long-suppressed battle with mental illness threatened to derail her life. Despite public stigma she became an outspoken mental health advocate and would face dramatic, unexpected challenges to her own recovery. The film, narrated by Glenn Close, tells a powerful story of courage, struggle and redemption.
Sponsors: EF Cooper Medical Inc., Friends of the Antigonish Library, Park Bench Players, RBC Royal Bank, StFX University, StFX Women’s & Gender Studies Program
My Enemy, My Brother - 2015 - Canada
88 min
Director: Ann Shin
Year Presented: 2017

During the Iran-Iraq war, Zahed, an Iranian child soldier, saved the life of Najah, a wounded Iraqi soldier. Thirty years later in Canada they meet again by sheer coincidence. Inspired by their miraculous reunion, Najah and Zahed together face down their fears and post-traumatic stress and return to Iraq and Iran to search for missing loved ones. Their amazing journey is an affirmation of humanity and redemption.
Sponsors: Antigonish Quaker Worship Group, Antigonish Shambhala Meditation Group, Granny’s Antiques, MAGI (Mediation/Arbitration Group Inc.), Nova Scotia Dept. of Communities, Culture & Heritage
The Nettletons - 2017 - Canada
18 min
Director: David Overmars & Peter Murphy
Year Presented: 2017

Brian and Martha Nettleton, actual characters in James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small, moved from Yorkshire, England to Nova Scotia and set up a sheep farm on Isle Madame, Cape Breton. Today, daughter Sarah and mother Martha, with the help of their sheep dog, run the farm and, as you will see in this film, they are fascinating characters in real life too!
Sponsors: Antigonish Farmers’ Market Association, Forever Green Organic Farm & Gardens, The Made in Nova Scotia Store, Media Ladder Digital Marketing, Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus, StFX Dept. of Human Nutrition, Simply Ducky, Voices Antigonish
A New Economy - 2016 - Canada
85 min
Director: Trevor Meier
Year Presented: 2017

Change is possible, evinced by seven interwoven stories of organizations moving toward a more cooperative future by experimenting with open and non-traditional business models. By rewarding human effort fairly and proportionately instead of obsessing about the bottom line, these revolutionary businesses are creating new ways to make money and make it humanely and sustainably. Among them are a small craft brew coop, a peer-to-peer open hardware lab and an urban agricultural social enterprise.
Sponsors: Coady International Institute, East Coast Credit Union Bergengren Branch, RBC Royal Bank, StFX Centre for Employment Innovation, StFX Dept. of Business Administration
The Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen - 2016 - USA
73 min
Director: Jennifer Abod & Mary Duprey
Year Presented: 2017

Angela Bowen grew up in inner city Boston during the Jim Crow era, and went on to become a classical ballerina, a legendary dance teacher, a black lesbian feminist activist organizer, writer and professor. Over six decades she has influenced and inspired untold numbers, speaking out strongly for the arts, the Black community, women, and LGBT rights. Archival footage, timeless musical selections, photographs and interviews all combine to tell this candid, compelling and inspiring story.
Sponsors: Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association, StFX Women’s & Gender Studies Program
Planetary - 2015 - USA
85 min
Director: Guy Reid & Steve Watts Kennedy
Year Presented: 2017

We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. This beautifully filmed documentary is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call which explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. Planetary is a poetic reminder that it is time to shift our perspective, rethink who we really are, reconsider our relationship with ourselves, each other and the world around us.
Sponsors: Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA), Friends of the Antigonish Library, Heatherton Activity Centre, High-Crest Enterprises, Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish
Prison Dogs - 2016 - USA
72 min
Director: Perri Peltz & Geeta Gandbhir
Year Presented: 2017

Gloria Gilbert Stoga, a feisty dog expert with a no-nonsense attitude and a firm belief in second chances runs Puppies Behind Bars, a program which teaches a select group of inmates to train puppies to become service dogs for disabled veterans suffering from PTSD or physical injuries that render them immobile. Filmed at Fishkill State Correctional Facility in New York, the documentary follows three inmates serving long-term sentences for murder and armed robbery who take part in the program.
Sponsors: Moonlight Restaurant, Waffle Bus Stop
Profiled - 2016 - USA
52 min
Director: Kathleen Foster
Year Presented: 2017

The persistent and pervasive racial divide in the U.S. is explored by focusing on the stories of Black and Latina mothers whose children have been victims of police profiling. These stories are juxtaposed with sharply etched analysis by evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves, Jr and civil rights lawyer Chauniqua D. Young. Ranging from routine harassment of minority students to killings in Staten Island, N.Y. and Ferguson, Missouri, Profiled bears witness to the U.S. racist violence that remains an everyday reality.
Sponsors: First Light Insurance, Lyghtesome Gallery
Rebels on Pointe - 2017 - Canada
90 min
Director: Bobbi Jo Hart
Year Presented: 2017

This is a cinéma vérité documentary celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the all male, drag ballet company founded over forty years ago. The company has performed in over 500 cities and 33 countries and has a cult following around the world. The film includes character driven stories of its dancers and amazing performance footage shot around the world. Rebels on Pointe ultimately celebrates our shared humanity through universal themes of identity, dreams, family, love, loss, determination and resilience.
Sponsors: Antigonish Culture Alive, StFX LGBT Advisor & X-Pride
The Resurrection of Victor Jara - 2015 - Chile
97 min
Director: John Travers
Year Presented: 2017

Iconic Chilean singer-songwriter Victor Jara was executed in 1973 following a right-wing military coup. The first part of this film explores Victor’s music, his life and the social context in which he emerged as a leader of a vanguard cultural movement for social change in Chile. The second part of the film captures the coup and post-coup periods and Victor’s profound impact on activists, artists and musicians of all ages inside and outside Chile.
Sponsors: Antigonish NDP Association, Liz & Mike Brennan, StFX Dept. of Adult Education, StFX Dept. of Modern Languages
Roads & Rivers - 2017 - Canada
5 min
Director: Keaton TF Evans
Year Presented: 2017

Composed entirely of aerial footage and accompanied by an original musical score by Katrine Chiasson, Roads & Rivers is a visual exploration of the natural landscapes of Nova Scotia and how human made structures, such as rural roadways, flow through and interact with them.
Sponsors: Antigonish Culture Alive, Antigonish Harbour Watershed Association, Media Ladder Digital Marketing, Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, Sustainable Antigonish, The Tall and Small Café, Wishing Wells Society
Sonic Sea - 2016 - USA
60 min
Director: Michelle Dougherty & Daniel Hinerfeld
Year Presented: 2017

The film begins with a mystery: the unexplained stranding and mass mortality of several species of whales in the Bahamas in March, 2000. As the mystery unfolds, the film explores the critical role of sound in the sea, and the sudden, dramatic change human activity is inflicting on the ocean's delicate acoustic habitat: change that threatens the ability of marine animals to survive. The film offers solutions and by extension, hope for a quieter ocean, but warns that the ocean's destiny is inextricably bound with our own.
Sponsors: Antigonish Harbour Watershed Association, Dr. Robert Dunphy, StFX Aquatic Resources Program. StFX Dept. of Biology
The Thinking Garden - 2017 - South Africa
35 min
Director: Christine Welsh
Year Presented: 2017

Three generations of women in a village in South Africa came together in the dying days of apartheid to create a community garden during an epic drought that was gripping southern Africa. Still going strong today, the garden supplies sustainably produced, nutritious vegetables to farmers’ households and AIDS-affected community members, as well as the wider community. It generates local livelihoods, nurtures resilience and gives even the most vulnerable people a measure of control over their food and their futures.
Sponsors: A Partnership in Caring, Voices Antigonish
This Cold Life - 2017 - Norway
88 min
Director: Darren Mann
Year Presented: 2017

This visually stunning documentary introduces us to a quirky, tight-knit group of colourful and resourceful residents who are dedicated to preserving the land they call home: Longyearbyen, Norway, situated 300 miles from the North Pole. It was once a bustling industrial hub, but now, with an unforgiving climate, isolation and an uncertain economic future, like many small towns it is struggling to find innovative ways to sustain itself.
Sponsors: Luke, MacLean Brothers Woodworking, Municipality of the County of Antigonish, Park Bench Players, StFX Extension Department, Tuesday Meditation Group
Tierralismo - 2014 - Cuba
49 min
Director: Alejandro Ramirez Anderson
Year Presented: 2017

On the outskirts of Havana, sandwiched between highways and public housing, a 26-acre farming coop provides employment for dozens of workers, while producing vegetables and medicinal plants for the local community and beyond. Following the collapse of the Soviet Bloc in the early 1990s, Cuba was no longer able to access machinery and agricultural chemicals from its former communist allies. Hands-on organic farming, which began as necessity, has become a source of pride for coop members.
Sponsors: Antigonish Farmers’ Market Association, Coady International Institute, Cornect Family Farm, Easting Bread & Honey Co., Forever Green Organic Farm & Gardens, Heatherton Group Home, Pachamama, StFX Dept. of Human Nutrition, The TownHouse
Unlikely Friends - 2013 - USA
61 min
Director: Leslie Neale
Year Presented: 2017

Some victims of brutal crimes choose to forgive the perpetrators out of a deep need to heal themselves, which in turn motivates the perpetrators to fully account for their actions and thereby begin the process of true rehabilitation. These relationships open the possibility of transforming a justice system ensconced in punishment and retribution to one of restorative justice based in humanity.
Sponsors: Antigonish Quaker Worship Group, StFX Dept. of Religious Studies, St. Paul’s Anglican Church
Vacheresse ‘Swinging’ Meats - 2017 - Canada
16 min
Director: Peter Murphy
Year Presented: 2017

Growing up in Antigonish, director Peter Murphy remembers hearing ads on the radio for ‘Battling Bobby Vacheresse,’ beating down the price of meat for his customers. For more than 50 years Bobby and his wife Jean have been running what must be one of the last independent family butcher shops in Canada. What is it that keeps the Vacheresses and their ‘swinging’ meat successfully battling the pressure of the big box grocery stores?
Sponsors: StFX Campus Store, The TownHouse, Voices Antigonish
Water Warriors - 2017 - Canada
22 min
Director: Michael Premo
Year Presented: 2017

In rural New Brunswick an indigenous community along with non-native locals dare to challenge the oil and gas boom sweeping North America. When a Texas energy company begins searching for natural gas, these unlikely warriors unite to try to drive out the company in what is an ongoing campaign to protect their land and water. This is an intimate peek behind the scenes into what The Guardian has called ‘the frontline of a democratic fight.’
Sponsors: Anonymous, Responsible Energy Action, StFX Development Studies Program, Sustainable Antigonish, Wishing Wells Society
What the Health - 2017 - USA
97 min
Director: Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn
Year Presented: 2017

A follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy, What the Health exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing trillions of healthcare dollars and keeping us sick. At times hilarious, this investigative documentary will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about human health and how big business influences it.
Sponsors: The Brownstone Café, EF Cooper Medical Inc., Dr. Daniel McKenna, Sarah & Terry O’Toole, StFX Dept. of Human Nutrition, StFX School of Nursing, Sunflower Natural Health, The TownHouse
Wheel of Life (La Rueda de la Vida) - 2016 - Cuba/USA
15 min
Director: Ken Schneider & Marcia Jarmel
Year Presented: 2017

Meet El Oso (the Bear), one of the inventors of casino, the Cuban dance that launched salsa. His joie de vivre is delightful, as he travels through Havana regaling us with tales of his youth, when Havana’s exclusive clubs were white only, forcing him to dance on the streets. Oso and his circle of friends continue to dance the casino and choreograph a new history in post revolution Cuba.
Sponsors: StFX Service Learning Program & Student Society, Don Webb
White Walls Say Nothing - 2016 - USA/Argentina
70 min
Director: Jonny Robson & Gates Bradley
Year Presented: 2017

Buenos Aires, the capital and largest city in Argentina, is known for its beauty but also for its tumultuous political history, oscillating between dictatorship and democracy for over a century. Successive generations of activists and artists have taken to the streets to express themselves, through words and through art on the walls of the city, giving those walls a powerful and symbolic role. They have become the city’s voice.
Sponsors: Antigonish Insurance Agencies Ltd., Coady International Institute, Park Bench Players, StFX Art Gallery, StFX Dept. of Art
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble - 2015 - USA
96 min
Director: Morgan Neville
Year Presented: 2017

Leonard Bernstein famously said that music is a shared language between all people. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, founded the Silk Road Ensemble in 1998. His goal was to use music as a unifying force to promote cross-cultural understanding. More than 50 instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, visual artists and storytellers gather in locations across the world, exploring the ways art can preserve traditions and shape cultural evolution.
Sponsors: Antigonish 5¢ to $1.00 Store, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Liz & Mike Brennan, L’Arche Antigonish, Town of Antigonish, Tuesday Meditation Group