Magazine article Anglican Journal

Anglican Video Wins Bronze

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Anglican Video Wins Bronze

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DIANE PAQUETTE

STAFF WRITER

For the first time, Anglican Video has won an award from the prestigious International TV and Video Association of North America.

Its half hour documentary, A Journey Begins ... With a Dream, beat 1,200 other productions from across the United States and Canada to win bronze in the internal communications category.

The video chronicles a meeting in July 1997 in Lethbridge, Alta., in which Native people from across the country gathered to discuss their identity as indigenous Anglicans and partners in a movement towards self-determination. The video features many poignant scenes of Native Anglicans struggling to come to terms with the oppression and abuse they suffered in the past, but also portrays their hopes for the future.

Members of the Anglican Video team were thrilled when they found out about the award.

"I feel good. It's the recognition that's important," says Ghideon Musa, the videographer for Anglican Video.

Lisa Barry, senior producer, said, "I think the reason we appreciate this award is because our budget was very small compared to the others were were competing against. …

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