Peace by Chocolate

For decades, Issam Hadhad ran a chocolate factory in Syria, the second-largest in the Middle East. In 2012, it was destroyed in a bombing. Hadhad and his family fled war-torn Damascus soon thereafter. After spending years in a Lebanese refugee camp, they were granted asylum in Canada. When they arrived Continue Reading

Death Metal Grandma

“Old people are excluded from life,” says Inge Ginsberg, a 97-year-old Holocaust survivor, in Leah Galant’s short documentary. “You have to have a chance to be heard.” Ginsberg found her chance through an unlikely avenue: heavy metal. Though her lyrics are actually about fighting fascism and saving the environment, Ginsberg Continue Reading