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Bread - Vera

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In this participatory interactive documentary, artist and social innovator Mariette Sluyter opens the oven door on the practice of making bread. Bread is a web-based project, produced by the National Film Board of Canada. An experiment in human connectivity and interactive storytelling, the project highlights the way bread is a key ingredient of our cultural and emotional wellbeing. It features the unique memories and recipes of six remarkable women from different cultural backgrounds.

Vera Kalmakoff  has clearly conquered the communication barriers that growing up in the Russian-speaking community of Veregin, Saskatchewan placed in her way. In her retired years she has started performing with Seniors’ A GOG, starring uin an educational play about seniors and sexuality. She is a proud single mother and grandmother. Her piroshki are delicious.

2015, 04 min 53 s

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