James Cullingham

James Cullingham is an educator, award winning documentary filmmaker, a widely published writer and seasoned national broadcaster. Cullingham is coordinator and a professor in the Journalism Broadcast program at the School of Communication Arts of Seneca College in Toronto. He has served as an executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). His documentaries concerning social justice, politics, history and popular culture have been screened around the world. Cullingham has been published by Canada ’s leading newspapers and magazines. He appears as a guest on a number of Canadian public affairs and cultural television programs.

Cullingham was born in Toronto in 1954. He grew up there, in Florida and Switzerland where he completed high-school. In 2003-2005, Cullingham earned a Masters degree in history at the University of Toronto. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in history at Toronto's York University. He completed his undergraduate studies at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario with an Honour's Degree in Native Studies and French. He is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He is an accomplished wilderness canoeist and avid hiker.

Artist Code: 792


In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey

2012, 58:00 minutes, colour, English

Dishonour Defied

2007, 55:48 minutes, colour, English, Closed Captioned also available

We Have Such Things at Home

1997, 52:30 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

by James Cullingham., Mar 5, 2018. History Department at the University of Saskatchewan and Huron University College, 2018.
In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey
by Dennis Rozanski., Feb. 2014.
Fahey's A Jolly Good Fellow: In Search of Blind Joe Death...
by Sean Kitching. The QUIETUS, Feb. 21, 2013.
John Fahey: the guitarist who was too mysterious for the world:...
by Sean O'Hagen. The Guardian, Nov. 26, 2013.
Fahey's A Jolly Good Fellow:: In Search of Blind Joe Death Reviewed
by Sean Kitching. The Quietus, Feb. 21, 2013.