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.

Shepherd's Pie and Sushi

Shepherd's Pie and Sushi
Shepherd`s Pie & Sushi, 1998. © NFB

In 1993, Canadian actor Mieko Ouchi researched a documentary about her grandfather, a Japanese immigrant to Canada. Then she was cast in The War Between Us, a film relating the early history of Japanese Canadians and looking at Mieko's and her family's struggles with their own identities.

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