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"[Jennifer] Hodge de Silva directed a number of films during the 1980s that established the dominant mode in African Canadian film culture. Working exclusively in the documentary and often on sponsored films, she staked out a set of concerns and a mode of production that might be termed Black liberalism."
-- Cameron Bailey

Bailey, Cameron. "A Cinema of Duty: The Films of Jennifer Hodge de Silva." ["First published in CineAction, no. 23 (winter 1990-1): 4-12."] In Gendering the Nation: Canadian Women's Cinema, edited by Kay Armatage, Kass Banning, Brenda Longfellow, and Janine Marchessault. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. (p. 94)