Daniel Garber talks with Andrew Gregg about Skinhead, his new documentary on CBC Docs POV

Posted in Canada, CBC, Conservativism, Cultural Mining, documentary, Movies, Nazi, Politics, Racism, Skinhead by CulturalMining.com on November 24, 2017

Hi, this is Daniel Garber at the Movies for culturalmining.com and CIUT 89.5 FM.

Neo-nazis, white supremacists and the alt right have captured headlines for more than a year now. Vandalism has escalated to demonstrations, shootings to terrorism. And some say the election of Donald Trump has given these groups new power in mainstream politics. But surely that’s an American phenomenon, with no traction in Canada….right?  A new documentary looks at the extreme right in Canada and pokes holes in the illusions of complacent Canadians.

The documentary is called Skinhead. It tell the story of a former skinhead and white supremacist named Brad, his beliefs, and what led him to abandon his ideology. Skinhead is written and directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Andrew Gregg. (I previously interviewed him here and here.)

I spoke with Andrew in studio at CIUT 89.5 FM.

Skinhead will be broadcast on CBC TV on Sunday, November 26th at 9:00 pm.

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  1. bryan said, on December 1, 2017 at 3:53 am

    Not all skinheads r racist. Heck the term skinheads started In jamacia. Reggae Ska twotone were skinheads music. Then there were SHARP skinheads against racial prejudice. Listen to the specials song Racist friend. “If you have a racist friend now is the time for that friendship to end!”

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  2. bryan said, on December 1, 2017 at 3:59 am

    The venom of Enoch Powell is been parrot ed by the America president. It’s got to stop it’s so wrong. We share almost a 100 percent of our dna with eachother. Everyone of us I family!! So stop hating your family

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