Documentary producer and journalist Brandy Yanchyk has released two new CBC documentaries about inclusive hiring for people with intellectual disabilities in Alberta and British Columbia. Employment Matters and Employment Matters Too explore the untapped market and huge potential of the intellectually disabled in the workplace.
Award-winning documentary Filmmaker and Producer Adam Scorgie (The Good Son, The Culture High) will be featured as part of Edmonton’s Culture Collective 5th Variety Showcase at the Garneau Theatre on Thursday, September 24. Attendees will get a sneak peek at two of Scorgie’s upcoming documentaries:
ICE GUARDIANS On-ice enforcers struggle to rise through the professional ranks of the world’s most prestigious hockey league, only to be confronted with a new found fight for the existence of the role itself. Featuring Jay Baruchel, Chris Chelios and Dave Semenko.
CHASING EVEL: The Life Of Robbie Knievel Robbie Knievel, 52 and the owner of 20 world records and 350 jumps worldwide, uncovers his life through his personal pursuit of sobriety and the need of continuing his father’s legacy by jumping once again.
The Culture Collectiveis Thursday, September 24 at the Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre – 8712 – 109 St NW). Doors at 7 p.m.