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Tuesday, June 30, 2020: Semi Chellas, Aurora James and more

Today on q: American Woman director Semi Chellas, q This music panel A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, fashion designer Aurora James, Elmo puppeteer Ryan Dillon.
American Woman director Semi Chellas, fashion designer Aurora James, Elmo puppeteer Ryan Dillon. (Getty Images, Submitted by Aurora James, Gil Vaknin)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Emmy-nominated Mad Men writer Semi Chellas talks about making her feature directorial debut with American Woman, a film inspired by the Patty Hearst kidnapping story.

  • On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen recap the 2020 Juno Awards ceremony, which was live streamed on CBC Gem and CBC Music.

  • Fashion designer Aurora James discusses her 15% Pledge campaign, which urges fashion retailers across North America to commit to stocking 15 per cent of their shelves with BIPOC-owned brands.

  • Elmo puppeteer Ryan Dillon explains how he went from being a childhood fan of the show to claiming centre stage.

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