Across Cultures

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Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.

Lost Dreams

Lost Dreams
1999, director: Daniel Frenette

Excerpt (2:17)

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> Ukrainian Canadians | Immigration | World War I | Internment camps | Deportation | Persecution

  Description     The film  
A young Canadian woman of Ukrainian origin relates the story of her father's bringing his family to Canada to escape the poverty in Ukraine and flee the Austrian Empire. She also talks about the repression and persecution that Canadians of Ukrainian background faced during the First World War, as many were sent to internment camps.