Out of the approximately 600 players in the National Hockey League(NHL), thirty are Black.

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Over time Matt grows closer to a woman named Jayme Crowley (Jeffery) whose boyfriend John (Love) happens to be friends with Todd (Theriault) the person who is at the centre of these problems.

take the crumbs that the schoolyard crackers throw around like bait. However, his hopes are threatened by growing racial strife at his school while his brother Carter (Shamier Anderson) is involved in criminal activity. [6], "Across the Line is imperfect, but passionate in its drive to examine racial friction in Nova Scotia", "Atlantic filmfest: Undone finds hope amid racial tension", "Alumni Spotlight - A creative lawyer: Floyd Kane (LLB'96)", "Undone wins best Atlantic feature at Atlantic Film Festival Awards", "Director X makes film debut with drama inspired by N.S. Matt Slaughter (Stephan James) is poised to become the next NHL great and the first black professional player from Nova Scotia. MATTIE SLAUGHTER (Stephan James), a hockey phenom from the rural Black community of North Preston wants to make it thirty-one. While he tries to keep himself out of trouble, Matt finds it increasingly difficult to separate himself from the fights that keep occurring. nice turns as Mattie’s parents as they illuminate the humble, modest origins of Mattie Slaughter, a hockey phenom from the rural Black community of North Preston, wants to make it thirty-one. An 11 year old disabled girl, rou... A disturbed single mother confronts a mysterious stranger and the echo... "Miss World 1970: The launch of a revolution", "If it chooses you, nothing can save you.
Almost a year and a half later, Smithers's father attempts to capture his son's mental State after the Applewood game:“Paul was just a young boy. Matt must not only deal with racism in his sport and in his community, he must deal with John and his criminal brother whose behavior is putting Matt’s dream in jeopardy. This got so bad, that I found him very annoying although I can see people hating him as well. Matt Slaughter (Stephan James) is poised to become the next NHL great and the first black professional player from Nova Scotia. So the film established the racism early on establishing the fact that this film was based on real events starting in 1989 with a riot a Cole Harbour High School between students from Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, a predominantly white community, and North Preston, which is predominantly black (you can Google it). I found that the film focused on the subplot a little too much as I never really believed in their relationship because it was never established, I just didn’t care enough about it, and I found it took away from Matt’s story. Out of the approximately 600 players in the National Hockey League, thirty are Black. He grows close to Jayme Crowley (Sarah Jeffery), a woman of mixed race whose white boyfriend John (Steven Love) happens to be friends with Todd (Dennis Theriault), the person at the centre of problems. All reviews/articles copyright Patrick Mullen. Black hockey players are virtually nonexistent for numerous reasons, including the very small number of blacks living in Canada.

Mattie has played entirely in Europe since turning pro in 2002, beginning his career in Finland playing in the SM-liiga with JYP and then in Sweden playing in Division 1 with IK Pantern. Stephan James portrays Mattie Slaughter in the new film Across The Line, helmed by Director X. Who to ask to the next dance? Lilith, Adams first wif... Based on true events and characters. Out of the approximately 600 players in the National Hockey League(NHL), thirty are Black.

The film is set in North Preston, Nova Scotia where Mattie (Stephan James), a black hockey player, is being considered for a professional career. Canada’s mysteriously named Director X. Jamie Mattie (born June 28, 1980 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian-born Austrian ice hockey defenceman he previous played for the Graz 99ers of the Austrian Hockey League.He currently plays for the Heatherton Warriors of the Antigonish Rural Hockey league. [3] The film was produced by Floyd Kane, Michael Donovan, Mark Gosine and Amos Adetuyi and was written by Kane, a native of East Preston, NS. 1990s' Action Stars: Aren't They Precious? (Dan Callis/Blue Circle Films) WEB EXTRA | Watch …

The film’s relatively short running time at 87 minutes further amplified this. Contest: Win a Digital Download of 'American Hero'! famous as the director of Rihanna’s “. Overall, this film had a promising story and led by a great performance James but was just drowning in too much racism. MATTIE SLAUGHTER (Stephan James), a hockey phenom from the rural Black community of North Preston wants to make it thirty-one. friends and rile them up. As he’s about to picked by a team, racial tensions begin to escalate at his high school. When wannabe-singer Oscar is fired from her band and her boyfriend wal... Clark doesn't care about you. (aka Julien Christian Lutz) is mostly It stars Stephan James, Sarah Jeffery, Shamier Anderson, Lanette Ware, Steven Love, and Jim Codrington.

Statistics of Jamie Mattie, a hockey player from Antigonish, NS born Jun 28 1980 who was active from 1998 to 2009. Ditto Mattie’s deadbeat pimp of a brother (Shamier Mattie Slaughter, a hockey phenom from the rural Black community of North Preston, wants to make it thirty-one. In 2003 he moved to Austria to play for Graz 99ers.

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When that mask comes off, tell me you weren’t expecting a white face.Racial perceptions are front and centre (and forward, left and right, in the crease and out) in Floyd Kane’s script. Out of the approximately 600 players in the National Hockey League, thirty are Black. As a black In the meantime, Matt is struggling to keep himself out of trouble, trying to separate himself from the fights that keep occurring. Emilie Bierre stars in A Colony New interview!

Without pause, he blurted out, “Because I'm black.” But then he quickly offered an opinion designed to be more acceptable to his father, who is standing nearby.“No. I did not only find him racist but also misogynistic (at this point why not) as he often got in the way between Jayme and John and the plans that Jayme had for the both of them which never really went anywhere. Statistics of Jamie Mattie, a hockey player from Antigonish, NS born Jun 28 1980 who was active from 1998 to 2009. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jamie_Mattie&oldid=907510910, Canadian expatriate ice hockey players in Austria, Canadian expatriate ice hockey players in Finland, Canadian ice hockey defenceman, 1980s births stubs, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Biographical information and career statistics from, This page was last edited on 23 July 2019, at 12:03.

Jeffrey also gives the film ample spunk in her dynamic ", "The Helen Reddy story and the song that inspired a revolution", Freddie Films, Circle Blue Films, DHX Media, 'Love, Weddings and Other Disasters' Trailer, 'The Opening Act' Interviews with Jimmy O. Yang & Steve Byrne. He was called up to the Boston Bruins of the NHL to replace an injured player.

It is set in Nova Scotia, where it was shot. They always seemed to be fighting each other. Music videos often inspire directors [4][2] The film opened in limited release in British Columbia and Ontario on April 8, 2016, with screenings in various Canadian cities throughout that month. Ice Hockey Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. He doesn't care about the world. performance as Jayme, who finds herself a target from both sides of the racial

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