Author Archives: BK

May 01

Gary Lang’s “Face of Anonymous” @HOT DOCS

By A.J.Lam Gary Lang’s “Face of Anonymous”  tells the intriguing story of the hacktivist group Anonymous via the journey of Commander X,   the cyberwarlord Christoper Mark Doyon.  As author Ian Thornton says,  it is the story of the fall into the quicksand of hackers and activists and the “beautiful randomness of life.””Face of Anonymous” […]

May 01

GO2Films documentary “High Maintenance”@HOT DOCS

By A.J.Lam GO2Films documentary “High Maintenance” showcases the passion of renowned Israeli artist, Dani Karavan, UNESCO Artist of Peace, who has over 70 world-wide  environmental art installations in Axe Majeur, France,  Nuremburg, Germany, and other significant localesWith “Nature is my boss” as his driving force and the belief that art and politics do belong together as […]

May 01

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW -MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021 

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW  MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021   Winnipeg, MB. – The first ever International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards (IIHHAS) and Trade Show May 22 and 23 in celebration of Indigenous Hip Hop. The awards will stream from our host city of Winnipeg, MB on the original lands of the Dene people’s, Dakota, Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Treaty 1 […]

April 30

The Unknown Comedy Club, Canada’s premiere, Black-owned, online comedy club presents the best stand-up from around the world each week in live, exclusive streams from a virtual comedy club.

Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow presentThe Unknown Comedy ClubCanada’s Premiere Online Comedy ClubNew Shows Weekly The Unknown Comedy Club, Canada’s premiere, Black-owned, online comedy club presents the best stand-up from around the world each week in live, exclusive streams from a virtual comedy club. Founded by Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow, The Unknown Comedy Club – by way of Toronto and Montreal […]

April 30

Funk Legends Crack of Dawn Have “Gotta Find A Way” in New Single — Available Now!

Canadian Funk Legends Crack of Dawn Have “Gotta Find A Way” in New Single — Available Now! Watch “Gotta Find A Way” via YouTube Here Canadian funk legends Crack of Dawn touch on that unmistakable, indescribable feeling of being in love with this, their funk-tastic, swanky new single, “Gotta Find A Way” — available now! […]

April 30

Country Outlaws THE DIVORCEES Serve a Double Shot of Blue-Collar Frustration on “Must Be Nice”

Country Outlaws THE DIVORCEES Serve a Double Shot of Blue-Collar Frustration on “Must Be Nice” The 2x Country Album of the Year Winners Mark 16 Years with Release of 2021 LP Drop of Blood & Upcoming Documentary Watch “Must Be Nice” via YouTube Here Reeling from a litany of hard knocks is a truth The Divorcees know […]

April 29

Folk Band Samways Tease Their Upcoming Debut with New Single, “The Wind of Death” — Available Now!

Canadian Folk Band Samways Tease Their Upcoming Debut with New Single, “The Wind of Death” — Available Now! Watch “The Wind of Death” Lyric Video via YouTube Here Don’t let the title fool you… The folk music forecast just got brighter and livelier with the release of “The Wind of Death” from Canadian acoustic quartet, […]

April 29

Pop Songbird K BESD Embraces “Our Love” with New Single — Available Now!

Calgary Pop Songbird K BESD Embraces “Our Love” with New Single — Available Now! Watch “Our Love” via YouTube Here If Canadian songbird K BESD’s previous single, “TUFF TIMES,” was the call, her latest in “Our Love” is the answer.  Available now, BESD continues to solidify her status as an anthem enthusiast and purveyor of […]

April 29

Regina, SK’s Indigenous Country Artist Conrad Bigknife Releases New Single, “Nothing But Me

Regina, SK’s Indigenous Country Artist Conrad Bigknife Releases New Single, “Nothing But Me”  Watch “Nothing But Me” via YouTube Here Award-nominated Indigenous country artist Conrad Bigknife is embracing the sweet side of living solo with this, his new single, “Nothing But Me” — available now! The latest to land following the Saskatchewan-based artist’s fourth newly […]

April 28

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month With The Vong Show&Fresh Rice Trailer

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month Fresh Rice Trailer: https://youtu.be/PeZTUAl_Qic Vong Show, the official spokesperson for gay, super cute Asians, is proud to present Fresh Rice, a stand up comedy web series featuring emerging Asian comedians. The Fresh Rice web series will feature two Asian stand up comedians each week during the month of May, celebrating Asian Heritage Month.Directed by Vong […]

April 28

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health.

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health. These short films (mostly under 4 minutes) tell stories about family problems, isolation, eating disorders, suicide, and […]

April 28

SSUN celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by getting back in the studio

May is officially Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and SSUN celebrates as she prepares her first full length album. Over the past year, Asian artists have worked tirelessly to gain representation and recognition for their contributions to Canadian and American culture and society. Shanghai-born, Toronto-based musician SSUN hit the scene earlier this year with […]

April 28

“FACELESS” – DIRECTED BY JENNIFER NGO TO HAVE WORLD PREMIERE THIS WEEK STARTING APRIL 29, 2021 EXCLUSIVELY AT THE 2021 HOT DOCS

HONG KONG PROTESTERS ARE FEATURED FRONT AND CENTER IN NEW DOCUMENTARY “FACELESS” – DIRECTED BY JENNIFER NGO TO HAVE WORLD PREMIERE THIS WEEK STARTING APRIL 29, 2021 EXCLUSIVELY AT THE 2021 HOT DOCS CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN TORONTO CANADA TRAILER TEASER AND POSTER ARE UNVEILED TODAY April 27, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – […]

April 28

Canadian RnB / Soul Artist Ty Richard is Hitting “Restart” in New Single, featuring Liv Marie 

Canadian RnB / Soul Artist Ty Richard is Hitting “Restart” in New Single, featuring Liv Marie  Watch “Restart (feat. Liv Marie)” via YouTube Here Canadian soul-R&B artist Ty Richard is hitting “Restart” with this, his newly released single — available now!  Slicing through with a superbly polished sound, gloriously minimalistic arrangement, sparse mix, and brilliant […]

April 27

MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention.

Please join The Friends of the Semel institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for a screening and discussion of the new critically acclaimed MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention. This groundbreaking film from Peabody® Award-winning filmmaker Alexandra […]