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Kenda is a filmmaker whose family origins in Canada go back to the turn of the century. He has been the Chair of Edmonton’s Chinese Head Tax & Exclusion Act (Redress) Committee since 1998, and had the distinction of delivering the keynote address at the Going Global Conference of New Zealand’s Chinese community in Auckland, 2007. A graduate of the Documentary Production Workshop at Ryerson University through the support of the National Film Board of Canada, Kenda was also selected as a finalist of the 2005 National Producer Apprenticeship Programme by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and for the Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association Producers Programme in its inaugural year from which he graduated among the top three. In 1998, he produced and directed a documentary short with the Edmonton Chinese Television Society, entitled, China Clipper on Larry Kwong, the first Chinese Canadian player in the National Hockey League. Kenda is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto and the recipient of a United Nations Secretariat graduate internship in New York with the Offices of Political and Legal Affairs.