Ballads Not Bullets: Tom Jackson

This short film tells the story of how actor, singer, producer, and activist Tom Jackson came to use his gift of song to contribute millions of dollars to the fight against poverty and homelessness. With a rich soundtrack of music and Tom's spoken word, the film focuses on the importance of using our talents and skills to give back to society.

This film was produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2014 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.

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Film Credits

writer
Marie Humber Clements
director
Marie Humber Clements
producer
Cory Generoux
Bonnie Thompson
director of photography
Sidney Bailey
picture editor
Darryl Whetung
actor
Dawn Harvey
Mitchell Poundmaker
participant
Max Ciesielski
James Login Kangitok
Henri Ramazani
composer
Wayne Lavallee
sound recordist
Per Asplund
sound designer
Chris McIntosh
makeup
Libertee Muzyka

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