Roger McTair teaches media writing at the School of Communication Arts at Seneca @ York. He is a writer and documentary film director.
His interest in documentary film parallels his ongoing interest and participation in Canadian society. His most recent film, Journey to Justice, focuses on the role of Blacks in Canada’s civil rights movement. His films have been shown at a number of North American festivals and screenings. Journey to Justice received the Black Film and Video Network’s award for best documentary film. It was a finalist in the Best Documentary Category in the 2002 Gemini Awards, and has been shown at universities across Canada. Journey to Justice was aired on February 25th 2002 on TVO.
Roger is a Ryerson graduate, with a degree in Film Studies. He has taken additional academic credits from the University of Toronto and has participated in, and given, numerous writing workshops. He is a past-president of the Ryerson Afro-Caribbean Association.