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Because They Are Different ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB526085
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Richard Gilbert
Directors:  Jack Ofield
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Character Education, Documentary, Early Childhood Education, Education, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Issues, Social Studies, Special Education
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1964
Running Time:  27m 58s


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This short documentary explores issues surrounding the integration of Canadian Indigenous people into social institutions such as the non-Indigenous school systems and workforce. Questions arise about the viability and desirability of integration, and old prejudices are revealed in interviews and commentary from both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians.



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