Professor Norman Cornett: “Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?” (2009)

In the following feature presentation of the National Film Board of Canada, First Nations filmmaker Dr. Alanis Obomsawin narrates and produced a forcefully inspiring documentary on the unorthodox McGill Professor Norman Cornett and the injustices of his abrupt dismissal at McGill University in 2007. The documentary entitled “Professor Norman Cornett: ‘Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?’” chronicles the life-changing and student-centric pedagogical approaches Professor Cornett employed to release his students from the regurgitative type of academic study onto an academic study that tapped into their own… Read More

Liu Xiaobo video Interview “How Strong is China’s Dissident Movement”

Political dissident and activist, Liu Xiabo Click here for the video interview. This video features a rare one-on-one interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo recorded April 2008. It is the last known recorded video of Liu Xiaobo before his home arrest which occurred a few months afterward. The interview was taped by Journeyman Pictures — an independent group of journalists exploring contemporary issues of global significance. In the video, Liu Xiaobo speaks of “positive change” in China, his Open Letter on Tibet, human rights and economic prosperity, and the growing social… Read More