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Mind Check 1-2, 1-2

2023

Mind Check 1-2, 1-2

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This video was produced by Citizen Minutes and commissioned by Hot Docs.

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About the Director: Ian Keteku
Ian is a writer and multimedia artist. He has directed projects for the NFB, TVO, CBC, PBS, and Sesame Street. An award-winning poet, Keteku is the 2010 World Poetry Slam Champion. His work has been translated into French, Slovak, Russian, Danish, Arabic, ASL, and others. Ian uses his voice to inspire messages of peace, action, and critical thought. With a heritage in Ghana, Ian’s work follows in the lineage of ancient African storytellers by paying homage to the past and revisiting themes and lessons from previous generations.

Keteku, I. (Director). (2023). Mind Check 1-2, 1-2 [Film]. Citizen Minutes. https://www.citizenminutes.ca/series-2/mind-check-1-2-1-2

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