Songwriter Tony Turner, videographer Andrew Hall and project coordinator Chris White went to Parliament Hill on July 3rd to film a short crowdfunding video for the cross-Canada “Harperman” sing-along on Thursday, September 17th.
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Harperman is written and performed by Ottawa folk singer Tony Turner. Tony got his inspiration from an article in a social justice newsletter, and added to the list to create a toe-tapping participation song of protest.
Hamilton Seen, a Hamilton-based film company, made a documentary about Tony Turner’s suspension and the issues it raises for freedom of expression in Canada. Entitled “Harperman: A Dissident Serenade“, the documentary encourages people to reflect on these issues. Here it is:
The Harperman Video Challenge – People across Canada mede their own video of the “Harperman” song and posted them on YouTube. Here is a wonderful compilation “Singing Out Harperman – A Nation in Unison” edited by Steve Beattie:
To get involved in the Harperman project, send a message to Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.