SesayArts in Conversation with Filmmaker Alice Shin

Alice Shin’s first Canadian short film, the award-winning Haru’s New Year (2018) is the story of Haru, who arrives in Canada from Japan and must figure out how to fit in, make new friends and adjust to a new life – all while missing the ones she left behind. With its universal themes of isolation, […]

Toronto Arts Foundation award nomination celebrates tabla guru Ritesh Das

Toronto residents will not be surprised to see tabla guru Ritesh Das’ name on the list of finalists for the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Celebration of Cultural Life Award. The biennial award, inspired by Toronto Arts Council’s founding president William Kilbourn, recognizes the excellence of three senior arts practitioners. An award recipient must be an individual […]