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Still from The Breadwinner (2017); dir. Nora Twomey

RU grads could win big at Oscars

  Don your blue and gold garments and don’t forget to tune into the 90th annual Academy Awards this Sunday evening, as a couple of Ryerson alumni are in the running for one of the industry’s highest honours. The Breadwinner, based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel of the same name, is among the nominees for this year’s Best Animated Feature […]

Ryerson International graduate students completing a session activity.

Persepolis film screening helps international students combat culture shock

International students at Ryerson struggling to adapt to Canada felt a little more at home after a screening of Persepolis last week.

by Aileen Zangouei· · Arts & Life
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The Stairs: A raw look at drug use

Harm reduction and opioid addiction were the focus of an award-winning documentary shown at Ryerson’s School of Image Arts last week.

The Stairs tells the life stories of Marty Thompson, Greg Bell and Roxanne Smith, who have all survived years of street involvement and drug use in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood.

by Kiki Cekota· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
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RTA students pay thousands to create their final projects

If you stop any student on the Ryerson campus and ask them how they’re doing financially, their response will probably range from “broke” to “really broke.”

It’s no secret that university students are short on cash. Tuition fees are hard enough to pay on time, but students in the Radio Television Arts (RTA) program face additional costs in order to finish their degrees.

by Heather Stewart· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
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Student film confronts relationship sex abuse

Meet Glass Ceiling Productions, a group of five young women in their fourth year of Ryerson’s RTA School of Media releasing a film that is normalizing the conversation of sexual assault, abuse and consent.

Their coming-of-age film, The Remnants of Eden, is about sexual consent in a relationship and speaks about a traumatic event that happens to the main character, Eden Rosen.

by Christiane Beya· · Features, Film & Television
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