The Drinking Gourd
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- Jazz Haz Productions
- Anthony Audain
- 22 minutes
"'The Drinking Gourd' is a modern-day documentary/music video portrayal of Canada's role in The Underground Railroad, one of the most impactful human rights movements in history." - Artistic Director, Jazz Haz Productions.
"Audain is a skilled and likeable performer." - CBC
"Backing him up on the keys is Rob Lindey, who creates lots of ambience during the memorable musical numbers and scene transitions." - NOW Magazine ★★★★
- Lead Artist
- Anthony Audain
- Music Director
- Rob Lindey
- Stephen Haiko-Pena
- Sean Perrun
- Sound Designer
- Clint Chaboyer
- Set Designer
- Nicholas Burns
- Anthony Audain (Slave)
Rob Lindey (Narrator/Historian
Jeremy Carnegie (hands only)
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My name is Anthony Audain. As the writer of "The Drinking Gourd", a documentary/music video production portrayal of Canada's involvement in the Underground Railroad, one of the most impactful human rights movements of all time, I believe it is important to acknowledge the original inhabitants of this great land that we are privileged to create and present our work on.
On behalf of my production company, Jazz Haz Productions, I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee, the Wendat peoples, the Inuit, and Métis peoples.
Together, we acknowledge these nations as the original stewards, caretakers, knowledge keepers, and storytellers on this land.
We are grateful for their continuing stewardship, and commit ourselves to fostering a relationship based on honor and respect.
Parental guidance advisedGunshotsGraphic violenceAbrupt cues
This video production includes mature subject matter and strong dramatic images.