123 episodes

Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.

BeCause & Effect The Winnipeg Foundation

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 26 Ratings

Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.

    Stephanie Scott, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - Episode 114

    Stephanie Scott, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - Episode 114

    Stephanie Scott, Executive Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, joins us to talk about her work with the NCTR (http://www.nctr.ca/) and the importance of collecting and preserving Survivors' stories and the effect of Indian Residential Schools on our country.

    On March 14, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and its host, the University of Manitoba announced a $5 million lead gift from The Winnipeg Foundation to support the building of a new permanent home for the NCTR.

    • 56 min
    Alice Teufack, Cinematoba - Episode 113

    Alice Teufack, Cinematoba - Episode 113

    Today’s guest is the 5th and final episode highlighting filmmakers from the Cinematoba program, in partnership with the National Screen Institute.
    Alice Teufack is the filmmaker behind the film Grand Frère about André Doumbé, a Cameroonian refugee and Franco-Manitoban.
    Alice and I talk about André’s life and legacy, her decision to completely change careers from the world of finance to the world of filmmaking, and the experience creating her first documentary film for Cinematoba.

    • 31 min
    Hilary McDonald, Cinematoba - Episode 112

    Hilary McDonald, Cinematoba - Episode 112

    Today’s guest is Hilary McDonald, an archeologist and photographer by trade, and she’s the 4th filmmaker in our series of conversations with Cinematoba filmmakers, whose film We Haven’t Yet Said Thanks is available now, at www.wpgfdn.com/
    Hilary and I talk about her film that she shot in her hometown of Flin Flon. We talk about the mining industry and how that culture permeated the town, the arts scene up there, and how her film combined the themes of generosity, change, industry, globalization, with respect and gratitude for the land.

    • 38 min
    Jessica Landry, Cinematoba - Episode 111

    Jessica Landry, Cinematoba - Episode 111

    Today’s guest is Jessica Landry, screenwriter, director, and filmmaker who wrote and directed the Cinematoba film Testament, which debuted at the Cinematoba Film Festival back in September.
    Jessica and I talk about her powerful film Testament, her creative process, generosity, generational trauma, religion, guilt, mentorship, and so much more.

    • 40 min
    Faustina Dalmacio, Cinematoba - Episode 110

    Faustina Dalmacio, Cinematoba - Episode 110

    Today’s guest is Faustina Dalmacio, who is one of five filmmakers selected for the first ever Cinematoba Film Fest, a partnership between The Winnipeg Foundation and The National Screen Institute.
    Faustina’s film is called After School, and it’s about two young sisters who have an after-school adventure, and how their community helps them when they lose their way.
    We talk about her experience growing up in a Filipino immigrant family, her approach to Cinematoba as a first-time-filmmaker, and how she conveys the themes of family, generosity, and community in her film.

    • 23 min
    Carolyn Gray, Cinematoba - Episode 109

    Carolyn Gray, Cinematoba - Episode 109

    In this episode, filmmaker Carolyn Gray talks about her Cinematoba film, Escape!, which is based on a true story, exploring the unique bond between an unlikely duo, Dean, a cancer survivor and magician, and Phil, a child struggling with his own illness. Together, their bond creates real magic. 
    We also talk about her process, her origins, why she chose Dean to make a short film about, and how his story profoundly affected her artistic career.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

M.Haw ,

Love it, very informative

Nolan is great. He’s easy to listen to and makes his guests feel at ease. Keep it up!

wpghc25 ,

Made my commute fly by!

And I feel so inspired to get involved in my community. I enjoyed listening to the interviews with these guests so far. Listening to Kal talk about Churchill brought tears to my eyes. Excited to see who’s next on the show!

mrmarkmiles ,

Great podcast

Professional and researched. Well done Winnipeg Foundation. Keep the train rolling.

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