We’re excited to have launched the Risk Factor Initiative yesterday with a sold-out film premiere and mobile app release in Canmore, Alberta. We thought Canmore would be a great location for the launch as the city is home to outdoor adventure athlete, Will Gadd, and risk specialist with Parks Canada, Grant Statham, both of whom collaborated with […]
Bruce Cockburn People’s Voice Award Bruce Cockburn People’s Voice Award – Bruce Cockburn is a multi-platinum Canadian recording artist, whose 4-decade long career in music has shed light on social, indigenous and environmental issues around the world. Kensington has produced 3 one-hour documentaries over the years with Bruce. For his hard-work, dedication and creativity over […]
What Happened to the Sayisi Dene People? In 1956, a tragic ordeal nearly destroyed an entire community, and left many deceased and more lives in turmoil. The Sayisi Dene people of Tadoule Lake, in northern Manitoba, were forcibly uprooted from their homes and way of life by the federal government. They were relocated to numerous remote […]
Last week, Sarah Hammer’s cycling coach and husband Andy Sparks sent us an update:
For over 50 years, Canadians can say they better understand science and environmental issues thanks to David Suzuki. Tomorrow night, a one-hour doc on his life Suzuki@80 will air on The Nature of Things.
Each year, one successful applicant to the CrossCurrents Doc Fund receives $10,000 to make their documentary.
If you’re a fan of documentaries, check this list to see if your recent fave made the Oscar longlist. The Academy said last Friday that 134 documentaries were submitted for consideration.
Last Sunday, the Toronto Star ran an article under the provocative headline “Canada may be heading into a food security crisis.” In the article, Diana Bronson, Executive Director of Food Secure Canada shared some alarming facts. She said that 75% of Canada’s commercial seed supply is controlled by 10 companies.
David Suzuki wants to see “the right to a healthy environment” enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, so the environmental activist is going on what he says will be his last speaking tour this fall. His plan?
Tired of the same news cycle and spin? Want your news and current affairs reporting to be independent? Sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re getting the true story, especially when commercial or government financial interests are so central to the mix.
I love the words “factual content” to describe the shows we produce at Kensington. It’s a no-nonsense phrase for documentary programming that seeks to tell real-life social, political, scientific, cultural, and investigative stories, using many different styles and techniques.