In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, we are aware of the issues facing communities of colour in Toronto today: police violence and harassment as well as poverty and gentrification. These stories are not new, Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community tells the story of the black population of Jane & Finch in the 1980s.
Home Feeling: Struggle For A Community
Created with found footage, Kevin Wynter stitches together a powerful and critical video essay that depicts drug dealings in Regent Park in the late 90’s from the perspective of the dealers and the users. Questioning the role that the media plays in stereotyping marginalized communities, Wynter’s film takes us back to a very different time in the history of Regent Park.