Sonya Godding Togobo
Canada | 10 mins
“ROSIE, THE FEARLESS REBEL” – A powerful short doc about the activism of the Honourable Rosie Douglas.
An accomplished director and television editor with over 15 years of media experience, Sonia enjoys sharing her industry experience. She builds bridges in the Canadian media industry to make it more accessible to youth and marginalized communities.
Alison Duke is a filmmaker and owner of Goldelox Productions, a Toronto-based film and video company producing films that works with producers, directors and artists on projects that brings diverse audiences together to affect positive social change. In 2016, Alison executive produced the Akua Benjamin Legacy Project with five black female filmmakers from Toronto. This series of five award-winning short documentaries celebrate the legacy of Toronto’s renowned black activists; Gwen and Lenny Johnson, Marlene Green, Rosie Douglas, Dudley Laws and Charles Roach. She will direct DISCLOSURE in 2018 and has several films in development including:
- Mr. Jane & Finch directed by Ngardy Conteh George
- Mothering in the Movement directed by Laurie Townshend
About The Akua Benjamin Legacy Project
The Akua Benjamin Legacy Project focuses on anti-Black racism and resistance, it seeks to promote the kind of educational work and activism that builds a just, inclusive community and society. It reflects on and instills pride in some of the significant contributions by five notable black Canadians.