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Catalogue Number:  NFB528664
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  John Taylor
Directors:  John Wright
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies/Home Economics, Fiction, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Issues
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1986
Running Time:  17m 07s


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Differences is a short drama examining the racial conflicts that can occur among children when an 'outsider' appears in the midst of a dominant culture. Chris, a pre-adolescent, resents the visit of Emma, a Native girl, to his home. Pressured by his friends to ignore her, by his parents to accept her, and by his own awareness of Emma's loneliness and unhappiness, Chris must decide where his loyalties lie.

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