Dec 16, 2021

Jennifer Holness Recognized as one of NOW Magazine’s Local Film Heroes

With her documentary Subjects Of Desire – the only nonfiction work named to TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten for 2021 – longtime film and television producer Holness (Home Again, Shoot The Messenger, Stateless) delivered a clear-eyed look at the systemic racism baked into the North American ideal of beauty, and how it so often excludes Black women. In a just world, they’d be screening Holness’s film in schools for the next decade; of course, in a truly just world they wouldn’t have to.

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