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Flemingdon Park: The Global Village

Flemingdon Park: The Global Village

| 47 min

This documentary examines the history and current reality of Toronto’s Flemingdon Park. Now a subsidized housing project, it was built in 1961 as a trendy urban utopia. A decade later it was sold, and Flemingdon became home to refugees and new immigrants. Once a model of urban planning, Flemingdon Park's flip side is a history of violence and racism that residents have fought to overcome. Yet despite challenges, the community succeeds in making people from around the world feel at home in a different kind of utopia–one where differences are celebrated and new visions are possible.

  • director
    Andrew Faiz
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • editor
    David Battistella
  • director of photography
    John Minh Tran
  • sound recordist
    Sanjay Mehta
    Robert Fletcher
  • original music composer
    Orin Isaacs
  • original music performer
    Orin Isaacs
  • production manager
    Amanda Coles
  • sound effects editor
    Timothy Mehlenbacher
  • dialogue editor
    Peter Kambasis
  • mixer
    Steve Munro
    Timothy Mehlenbacher
  • grip
    Scott Burton
  • production assistant
    Matthew Hunwicks
    David Chisholm
  • visual effects
    David Battistella
  • design
    David Battistella
  • additional cinematography
    Antony Anderson
    David Battistella
    Sam Boyd
    Andrew Faiz
  • graphics
    Dale Clark
  • on-line
    Andrew Mandziuk
  • stills
    David Griffith
  • research
    Tanya Fleet
    Elizabeth Klinck
    Meredith Martin
    Andrew Faiz
  • production supervisor
    Kemp Archibald
  • assistant production supervisor
    Mark Wilson
  • production administrative assistant
    Lea Marin-Jara
  • program administrator
    Ida Di Fruscia
  • administrative assistant
    Joanne Forrest
  • executive producer
    Louise Lore


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