URBAN ABORIGINAL – TV series
Community Producer & Host
About the show . . .
URBAN ABORIGINAL is a weekly magazine series highlighting the rich and culturally diverse contributions that Aboriginal people bring to life in the City of Toronto.
If you're looking to connect with your Aboriginal roots, or you just want to learn more about Aboriginal culture, this is the show for you.
(Read more on the Urban Aboriginal page and view sample story segments. )
HEARNE – Journey to the Northern Ocean
Written and Directed by Virginia Barter. This dramatic short film (9 min) is an exciting portrayal of the French attack on Fort Prince of Wales (Churchill) and the capture of the young English explorer, Samuel Hearne in 1782.
Winner of the Trebas International Student Film Awards 2010, for Best Picture; Best Sound Design; Best Music; and Best Actor Stephen Cullen as Samuel Hearne.
Showcased at the Lucerne International Film Festival in Switzerland, 2011.
Read more on FILM page and view the HEARNE trailer.
DARE TO BE DEEP – ECO story
“Dare to Be Deep”- produced by Virginia Barter in support of CPAWS (Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society). This short video (12 min.) tells a story of ocean conservation and the establishment of Gwaii Haanas - Canada’s first marine conservation area. The film features traditional Haida dancers and underscores the successful role of First Nations in partnering with governments to protect the environment and traditional lands.
Click on image above to view complete video.