UCC student to appear in Canada Day documentary

by Steve McLean republished with permission from the author Upper Canada College Grade 11 student Adam Sayani honours his father’s legacy in a documentary titled Village of Dreams that will premiere on TVO on July 1 as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations. “Our film is exploring the entrepreneurial families in the Gerrard India Bazaar,”…

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Cross-platform documentary celebrates Toronto’s Gerrard India Bazaar

Inside Toronto – by Joanna Lavoie, Feb 1, 2017 Village of Dreams – Tales from the Gerrard India Bazaar shares stories of neighbourhood’s entrepreneurial families Long-time Gerrard-Coxwell area resident Nina Beveridge is gathering stories from the Little India neighbourhood for her cross-platform documentary project Village of Dreams – Tales from the Gerrard India Bazaar. There…

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Outreach campaign for “What’s Your Bazaar Memory?” contest

MPP Peter Tabuns and Producer/Director Nina Beveridge with poster for the “What’s Your Bazaar Memory?” contest and campaign. Only two months to enter the “What’s Your Bazaar Memory?” contest and campaign. It’s time to make some noise! On Jan. 25th we (Social Media Manager Jamie Hart and Producer/Director Nina Beveridge) began our day meeting up with Peter Tabuns, the…

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TVO unveils Canada 150 doc programming

Harleen Khorana works her magic behind the counter at Kala Kendar.   By Regan Reid January 4, 2017 …”Beevision Productions’ Village of Dreams (pictured), directed by Nina Beveridge, who produced alongside Paul Hart, will go to air in the summer.” See full article on Realscreen.com “Village of Dreams” producers Nina Beveridge and Paul Hart are…

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It’s A Wrap

Chandan and Sarabjeet Singh on the Suhaag runway with the Chandan Fashion models.     The Village of Dreams team led by director Nina Beveridge had a memorable summer filming in Toronto’s Gerrard India Bazaar. We are grateful for the cooperation we had from everyone in the Bazaar and in particular from our main characters and…

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Filming at the Festival of South Asia

From left to right: Gurnam Multani (Multani Village) unknown, Jasbir Singh (Miss India Fashion), Jatinder Pal Singh (Chandan Fashion) and Mirza Baig (Lahore Paan Centre).     We were excited to be in the midst of the action at the 2016 Festival of South Asia located in the Gerrard India Bazaar this past weekend, July 16…

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