Across Cultures

Who are we? What can we become?

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This theme looks at ways of living out cultural distinctiveness in Canada.

Wanda Koop: In Her Eyes

Wanda Koop: In Her Eyes
1999, director: Gordon McLennan

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Seeking out her roots, artist Wanda Koop visits southern Ukraine with her mother. They visit a former family home. The once wealthy family came to Canada fleeing the Russian Revolution in the early twentieth century. Long influenced by her family's story, Wanda feels her sense of connection has been intensified by this trip.