Across Cultures

See everything, hear everything

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

A Sense of Family

A Sense of Family
Two generations of Sikhs in British Columbia. A Sense of Family, 1980. © NFB

During the early 1900s, the first immigrants from India arrived in Victoria and Vancouver, many of them Sikhs from the Punjab. Theirs is a history of struggle to integrate economically and socially into Canada.