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A Sense of Family ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB527201
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  David Springbett, Christa Singer, Silva Basmajian, Don Hopkins
Directors:  Paul Lang
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Ontario Educational Communications Authority (Toronto)
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Diversity, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Social Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1980
Running Time:  44m 15s


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This one-hour film charts East Indian immigration from the early 1900s to the present day. The families profiled relate their immigration experiences, as well as their struggle to integrate themselves economically and socially into Canada. These families also talk about their culture and its traditions, throwing the problems of their emigration to Canada into sharp relief.

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