As part of the Hot Docs 2021 coverage over at That Shelf, I reviewed the documentary One of Ours. The film offers a complicated look at identity through the eyes of Josiah Wilson, a Black man who was adopted and raised by an indigenous family, after he was denied participating in an All Native basketball tournament due to the controversial blood quantum law. You can find my full thoughts on the film below:
Hot Docs 2021: One of Ours Review
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The founder of Cinema Axis, Courtney is a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic who can frequently be heard discussing film as co-host of Frameline on Radio Regent. Courtney has contributed to several publications including Leonard Maltin, That Shelf, POV Magazine, In the Seats, Black Girl Nerds, and Comix Asylum. He has appeared on ET Canada and Hollywood Suite's Cinema A to Z. Courtney celebrates diversity in cinema as host of the Changing Reels podcast and is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society, and the African American Film Critics Association.
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