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Algonquin Park: Canada Courtesy and Documentary Festival

algonquin park: And her upcoming film looks at families from Syria and Iraq who have come to Canada courtesy of sponsors here, according to The Chronicle Herald. I wanted to do a film that was about immigration and the beauty of immigration from this country, when we're going through such horrors in the U.S. Kopple, who lives south of the border, said in a recent interview in Toronto. On Thursday, she'll speak onstage in Toronto as part of her outstanding achievement award retrospective at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. And I wanted to do it through the eyes of kids. The story focuses on Camp Pathfinder in Algonquin Park, where boys from the Syrian and Iraqi families she follows were able to attend thanks to their sponsors. Kopple said she's already shot the film and is nearly finished it. ( As reported in the news.