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Bird on capturing war memories
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Director Geoff Bird was interviewed by Peter Mallett of the Lookout about the documentary he produced and directed, War Memories across Canada, which connects with place and personal and historical accounts of the First and Second World Wars.
Here is an excerpt:
“We are at a point in time where the witnesses to the Second World War are passing on and we are trying to get their stories now,” says Bird. “Otherwise, we rely on others to recount the story of what happened, what we can call ‘guardians of remembrance’.”
Read the full article.
War Memories across Canada is available for free viewing on the War Heritage Research Initiative website.