WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, Selwyn

Works: 2 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 23 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  History 
Classifications: HD8039.R36, 385.220971
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Selwyn Jacobs
The Road Taken( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nostalgic ride through the history of black sleeping car porters who worked on Canada's railways from the early 1900's to 1960 which shows their sense of pride and the respect they earned, but also their harsh working conditions and labour battles. The music is by Joe Sealy, whose father was a porter
Our city our voices( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video presentation is culmination of a filmmaking workshop for aboriginals by aboriginals, designed to encourage the residents of Vancouver's downtown eastside to tell their stories. Follow the Eagle introduces a group of elders involved in the Aboriginal Front Door Society working on expanding their knowledge and reaching out into the community with native traditional knowledge and practices. Slo-pitch is a film showcasing some of the individuals involved in the Downtown-Eastside Slo-pitch League
Audience Level
Audience Level
  General Special  
Audience level: 0.58 (from 0.55 for The Road T ... to 0.71 for Our city o ...)

English (10)