|L'Association des Musulmans Progressistes du Canada|
ASSOCIATION OF PROGRESSIVE MUSLIMS OF CANADA
“No Distance Between Us” was
produced by the Association in partnership with Durham District School
Board, and Durham Regional Police Service. Funding for this project was provided by the Department of Heritage,
Purpose of this film:
Create a better understanding about Canadian Muslims, their beliefs
and their place in society as part of the Canadian Multicultural Family. (Public
Illustrate how the backlash of the tragedy that took place on September
2001 has impacted on the Canadian Muslim community and that there is a danger of
taking a giant step backward in our achieving a society of inclusiveness and
tolerance. (Community Action).
Only through creating a better understanding and challenging the biases, stereotypes, acts of racism and hatred, and numerous misunderstandings and misrepresentations against the Canadian Muslim community can we continue down the road towards an inclusive, tolerant, harmonious and culturally diverse society.
As a partner, Durham District School Board has contributed, a User Guide that is used with this film as part of the Curriculum in the Durham Public Schools. The Durham Regional Police, as partner, has distributed this film to other regional police services to be used in training new cadets. This film has also been distributed to the Police Services in Australia to be used as a training tool for officers.
Several community organizations and churches in Ontario as well as other provinces and territories have requested copies of this film. Some of the libraries also have copies of this film. If your organization or local library would like to obtain a copy, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com DVDs are available for free but there is $5.00 cost for shipping and handling.
You can also see this film on You Tube by clicking here for each chapter.