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  • Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs


    Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs was born in Kahnawake Mohawk territory. Her leading roles in features RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, The Sun at Midnight and The Road Behind garnered her a Best Actr...



    Rhymes for Young Ghouls is set on the fictional Red Crow Mi'gMaq reservation in the year 1976. By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 18...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Makes Its New York City Debut

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    ...that the National Museum of the American Indian will present the New York premiere of CFC Features’ RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS. Both the lead actress, Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, and CFC alumnus and writer/director of the film, Jeff Barnaby, will be in attendance.

  • CFC and Prospector Films Announce Filming of RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS

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    CFC and Prospector Films Announce Filming of RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULSOctober 23, 2012(L-R) Glen Gould, Kawennahere Devery Jacobs, Brandon Oakes on set of RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS.Photo by: Daniel Francis Haber.Prospector Films and the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) are pleased to announce tha...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Nominated for Six Awards at the American Indian Film Festival

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    RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, the 20th film produced through CFC Features, was nominated for six awards at the 39th annual American Indian Film...

  • A Celebration of Talent, Hard Work and Commitment: The 2017 CBC Actors Conservatory Showcase

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    ...y Showcase and shone the spotlight on the eight residents of the 2017/18 Conservatory – Getenesh Berhe, Tim Dowler-Coltman, Humberly Gonzalez, Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Kaelen Ohm, Thomas Olajide, Libby Osler and Nabil Rajo.

  • CFC Alumni & Resident Roundup: Updates & Successes (October/November 2017)

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    CFC alumni are continually making waves in the Canadian and international screen-based entertainment industries – from awards to industry recognition, “it...


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    ...the sci-fi series received a total of 14 nominations at this year's CSAs.In the film categories, CFC Features' RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS lead actress Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs received a nomination for Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. The critically-acclaimed feature from director Jeff Barnaby ('12) opens theatrically in...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Opening Weekend Contest

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    The 20th feature film produced through CFC Features, RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS (RFYG) is opening this weekend in Toronto at theCineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas...


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    On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, the 20th film made through CFC Features, will be made available by Entertainment One on DVD

  • The CBC Actors Conservatory Sets the Stage for Onscreen Success

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    Announcing the new 2017 CBC Actors Conservatory residents, who will begin their program of study at the CFC on July 17.

  • CFC To Premiere Three Films At 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

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    ...s of CFC work: the feature film RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS, and the short films ANATOMY OF ASSISTANCE and WE WANTED MORE.Starring the newly discovered Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould ("One Dead Indian"), and Brandon Oakes ("Into the West"),RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS is set in Red Crow Mi'gMaq reservation, 1976. By government decree...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Honoured As One Of Canada's Top Ten

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    ...Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, the Calgary International Film Festival, and Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinéma.Starring the newly discovered Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould ("One Dead Indian"), and Brandon Oakes ("Into the West"), RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS is set on the fictional Red Crow Mi'gMaq reservation in the year...

  • CFC Welcomes the 2018 CBC Actors Conservatory Residents

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    We’re gearing up for the 10th year of the CBC Actors Conservatory, Canada’s only full-time comprehensive professional onscreen acting program. Meet...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Acquired by Monterey Media for U.S. Distribution

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    ...le Under Miscellaneous, Sorry Rabbi), and Aisling Chin-Yee (Three Mothers, Sorry Rabbi), with Justine Whyte as executive producer for CFC. Starring Kawennahere Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould (One Dead Indian), and Brandon Oakes (“Into the West”), RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS is set in 1976 and tells the story of 15-year-old Aila, weed prince...

  • ALUMNI Testimonials and HIGHLIGHTS


    ...e." - Charles Officer, co-writer/director, NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS writer/director Jeff Barnaby ('13) and lead actress Devery Jacobs have signed with a top NY/LA based management company, Circle of Confusion. Barnaby is preparing to realize his second feature film,  Blood Quantum, wh...

  • Alumni Films Head to ‘Canada’s Coolest Film Fest’

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    Several alumni films are headed to the 17th annual Whistler Film Festival – ‘Canada’s Coolest Film Fest’ – running from November 29 to December 3, 2017.

  • Shawn Micallef


    SHAWN MICALLEF is the author of Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto andFull Frontal TO (nominated for the 2013 Toronto Book Award), a weekly...

  • Get Your Film Made with CFC Features

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    Are you a first-, second-, or third-time Canadian filmmaker looking for a unique opportunity to advance your script and produce your feature film project in...

  • Winter TV and the CFC: Where to See Our Alumni This Season

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    Are you ready to dive into new series and seasons this winter? We’ll be tuning into hit shows featuring work by CFC alumni, both in front of and behind the...

  • RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS Opens Across Canada

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    ...OR YOUNG GHOULS marks the feature directorial debut of Jeff Barnaby (The Colony, File Under Miscellaneous), and stars Canadian Screen Award-nominee Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould ("One Dead Indian"), and Brandon Oakes ("Into the West"). RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS is set on the fictional Red Crow Mi'gMaq reservation in the year...

  • ​CFC Presents Special Presentation of 22 CHASER as Part of National Canadian Film Day 2018

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    ...rected by Sarah Polley, produced by alumna Anita Lee)The Sun at Midnight (written, directed and produced by alumna Kirsten Carthew, starring alumna Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs)Window Horses (written and directed by alumna Ann Marie Fleming)The World Before Her (written, directed and produced by alumna Nisha Pahuja)For more informatio...

  • 30 Productions CFC Had a Hand in Making

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    The CFC is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To commemorate this milestone, we are introducing a “30 things” series on our website – four stories...

  • "The Book of Negroes": A Time of Awakening

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    The Book of Negroes: the title of the CBC’s latest miniseries. A title that only a month ago people may have shied away from because of the connotations of...