Filmmakers and Producers

Nicole Brooks

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Asé
Nicole Brooks
2012, 6 min., Color, Canada
Dance film that celebrates the lives of enslaved Africans. As they are released from their daily work, they gather to prepare and participate in Sunday worship in solidarity with their Ancestors and for the Orishas (revered deities in the Yoruba religion). Ase gives us a glimpse into this awe-inspir...

A Linc in Time
Nicole Brooks
2010, 48 min., Color, Canada
During the era of America’s civil rights movement, Lincoln MacCauley Alexander made Canadian history. The film heralds his significant roles as the first black Member of Parliament in Canada and as the first black Lieutenant Governor of Ontario as well as his extraordinary personal attributes. The d...


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