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John Ware Reclaimed

2020 1 h 12 min
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Filmmaker Cheryl Foggo re-examines the story of John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta, Canada, prior to the turn of the 20th century.

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John Ware Reclaimed


Please note: This film contains explicit language. Viewer discretion is advised.

John Ware Reclaimed follows filmmaker Cheryl Foggo on her quest to re-examine the mythology surrounding John Ware, the Black cowboy who settled in Alberta, Canada, before the turn of the 20th century. Foggo’s research uncovers who this iconic figure might have been, and what his legacy means in terms of anti-Black racism, both past and present.
  • writer
    Cheryl Foggo
  • director
    Cheryl Foggo
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
    David Christensen
  • director of photography
    Douglas Munro
  • sound recordist
    Francesco Russo
    Gary Bruckner
    Stephen Anderson
  • editor
    Margot McMaster
  • sound editor
    John Laquinta
  • composer
    Alec Harrison
  • cast
    Fred Whitfield
  • featuring
    Bertrand Bickersteth
    Dr. David Breen
    Janelle Cooper
    Jesse Lipscombe
    Kirsten Alter
    Kris Demeanor
    Lawrence Hill
    Michelle Thrush
    Miranda Martini
    Dawne Slater
    Don Mallory Jr
    Jess Jenkins
    Lance Evans
    Dr. Lindsay Amundsen-Meyer
    Mary Mallory
    Pat Fisher
    Richard Foggo
    Steve Fisher
    Wanda Tailfeathers
  • production manager
    Susan Bristow
    Darin Wilson
  • location manager
    Patrick Cox
    Steve Fisher
  • makeup
    Angela McIntosh
    Amanda Rye
    Libertee Muzyka
  • hair
    Angela McIntosh
    Amanda Rye
  • additional cinematography
    Alexander Snow
    Scott Imler
    René Collins
    Jack Allred
  • researcher
    Kathy Fisher
    Katie Pollock
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • production assistant
    Ami Beni Kenzo
  • musician
    Kris Demeanor
    Corb Lund
    Miranda Martini
  • animation
    Justin Stephenson
  • digital animation
    Even Stevens Inc.
  • compositing
    Even Stevens Inc.
  • animation compositing
    Justin Stephenson
  • colour
    Justin Stephenson
  • cel animation
    Solis Animation
  • cel animator
    Les Solis
  • cel illustrator
    Les Solis
  • animation backgrounds
    Michael Concannon
  • cel animation producer
    Leah Solis
  • storyboard
    Gregory McEvoy
  • photo restoration
    Klyment Tan
  • colourist
    Darren Bierman
  • narration recording
    Chris Vail
  • dialogue mix
    John Laquinta
  • re-recording mixer
    John Laquinta
  • background editor
    Regan Kuemper
  • sound effects editor
    Regan Kuemper
  • studio operations manager
    Darin Clausen
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Fox
  • production supervisor
    Esther Viragh
  • senior production coordinator
    April Dunsmore
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Hilda Amponsah
    Faye Yoneda
    Tanis Redcrow
    Jasmine Pullukatt
  • program administrator
    Devon Supeene
    Bree Beach
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen
  • Additional vocalizations
    Jesse Lipscombe
    Zoe Theodorou

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