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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Interactive Web Documentary about Vancouver Neighbourhood | Excerpt from Inside Vancouver Blog

Before today, I had never heard of Vancouver’s South Hill neighbourhood.  But I feel like I’m just another neighbour now.

And that’s thanks to a really phenomenal web documentary about the area called Inside Stories.  If you have a minute, check out the link:  I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

South Hill encompasses the area around Fraser Street, just south of 41st Avenue.  It’s an incredibly diverse residential neighbourhood, with something like 18 different languages spoken and residents from China, India, Columbia, Afghanistan and elsewhere.  But, then again, maybe that’s not so rare for Vancouver.

The web documentary is an effort by the local community organization to represent the stories and diversity of the area.  But while the result could have been bland or boring, it’s quite innovative and riveting.

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