Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community

Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community


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This feature documentary takes us to the heart of the Jane-Finch "Corridor" in the early 1980s. Covering six square blocks in Toronto's North York, the area readily evokes images of vandalism, high-density subsidized housing, racial tension, despair and crime. By focusing on the lives of several of the residents, many of them black or members of other visible minorities, the film provides a powerful view of a community that, contrary to its popular image, is working towards a more positive future.

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Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community, Jennifer Hodge & Roger McTair, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Jennifer Hodge
    Roger McTair
  • producer
    John Kramer
    Judy LeGros
  • executive producer
    John Spotton
  • writer
    Jennifer Hodge
  • camera
    Henry Fiks
  • sound
    Douglas Ganton
  • editing
    Steve Weslak
  • re-recording
    Terry Cooke
  • narrator
    Charmaine Edmead
  • music
    Leroy Sibblis