Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Ballads Not Bullets: Tom Jackson (2014 | 7 min), by Marie Humber Clements
This short film tells the story of how actor, singer, producer, and activist Tom Jackson came to use his gift of song to contribute millions of dollars to the fight against poverty and homelessness. With a rich soundtrack of music and Tom’s spoken word, the film focuses on the importance of using our talents and skills to give back to society. This film was produced by the NFB in co-operation with the National Arts Centre and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation on the occasion of the 2014 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards.
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