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Item : 2018-020.3100 - Little Sister's vs. Big Brother

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Little Sister's vs. Big Brother

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AM1675-S5-: 2018-020.3100

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  • 2002 (Creation)

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1 videocassette (1 hr., 11 min., 40 sec.) : analog, col., VHS, NTSC, sd.

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Item is a videocassette containing the documentary entitled "Little Sister's vs/ Big Brother", written and directed by Aerlyn Weissman. The film explores the history and mandate of Little Sister's Bookstore and traces the legal battle and court case against the Canada Border Services Agency. The court case centered around censorship, the labelling of books as 'obscene' by Customs Canada and the denial of their entry into Canada. The film includes footage of and interviews with Jim Deva. Bruce Smythe, Janine Fuller, Julie Stines, John Dixon, Gar Fisher, Patrick Califia-Rice, Joseph Arvay, Irene Faulkner, Sarah Schulma, Felice Newman, Frederique Delacoste, Pierre Berton, Jane Rule, Pat Califia, Bill Richardson, Mark MacDonald and Nadine Strossen. The film also contains news clips, home movie footage, clips from Kids in the Hall, Laurier LaPierre, and Royal Canadian Air Farce.

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Brightness and chroma clear and consistent. Audio on both channels clear and consistent levels.

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Copyright: Homeboys Productions Ltd.; expiry: 2073-01-01

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  • Box: 709-E-06