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.

Shepherd's Pie and Sushi

Shepherd's Pie and Sushi
1998, director: Craig Anderl, Mieko Ouchi

Excerpt (1:22)


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> Japanese Canadians | British Columbia | Children | Sports | Prejudice

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Success at hockey was based on skills, not race, explains Eugene Ouchi, a Japanese Canadian talking about his childhood. A scene from The War between Us, a film about the forced confinement of Japanese Canadians in Canadian internment camps, helps to make the point that hockey was an "ice-breaker" between the two communities.