Post Tagged with: "WWII"

Hanne Jovin is a fourth-year film studies student and the director of Erika. (Robyn Bell/ Ryersonian)

Students to Watch: Fourth-year film student retells her grandmother’s WWII past

Fourth-year film studies student Hanna Jovin is the director of her thesis project, Erika, a short film about her grandmother in Bosnia during the Second World War.

(Courtesy Storyline Entertainment)

Ryerson teacher’s war documentary wins Canadian Screen Award

You may be familiar with the critically-acclaimed film Inglorious Basterds.  The film, directed by Quentin Tarantino and loosely based on the events of World War II, follows a  group of Jewish-American soldiers who go on a dangerous mission to hunt Nazis behind enemy lines. But while there are elements of truth in that film, don’t expect The Real Inglorious Bastards to feature […]

by Samantha Lui· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
Fourth-year photography student Lindsay Boeckl developed negatives of pictures her grandfather took in the lead-up to the Korean War. (Marissa Dederer / Ryersonian Staff)

William’s War: Learning to say goodbye

A young William Boeckl left America for the very first time in 1946. He was 18 years old when he was drafted into the U.S. army on Feb. 4, 1946. After completing his schooling in Fort Belvoir, Va., Boeckl was shipped off to the Korean Peninsula on Oct. 30, 1946. It was his 19th birthday. He never saw action. Instead, […]

by Mohamed Omar· · Arts & Life, Media, Visual Arts & Design
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