“Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities” is a mini-film that compiles scenes of 12 interviews with dynamic youth that speak about their identities, how they express them, and share their perspectives on pluralism.
Trisha Islam, a previous project coordinator for the Atwater Library Pluralism project, presents a thought-provoking, humorous satire about what it is like to be at the ‘receiving end’ from society’s expressed thoughts and questions to Muslim women, particularly those that wear the hijab.
Trisha Islam, a previous coordinator for the Atwater Library’s pluralism project, explains why she got involved, the type of societal atmosphere that existed when she got involved (Quebec Charter debate), and elaborates on the importance of making videos to promote discussion and understanding.
A funny trailer done for the event “Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities”. This event showed pluralism themed video screenings, including the mini film “Expressions of Pluralism: Self-Identifying Communities”.
Geneviève Beauchamp speaks about her identity as a French-Quebecer and how her exposure to people of different cultural backgrounds has also influenced how she perceives many political and societal issues.
A fun, animated video that explores the theme of homosexuality in the Christian faith. It questions whether homosexuality was indeed prohibited by Jesus or not by using historical figures to promote discussion.
Poet and social activist, Malek Yalaoui, talks about whether her poetry and social activism are of forms of cultural expressions or not, and how they influence her identity or vice versa.
Social Activist, Sam Bick, talks about the diversity that exists in social activism, how it affects people, and whether it is a form of cultural expression or not.
The vocalist of the heavy metal band “Wrong Hands” talks about how he defines pluralism and how it is reflected or not in society and in the heavy metal and hardcore scenes. He also discusses the type of his music that his band plays, and issues of racism in society and in hardcore music.