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Avi Lewis was born on 1968 in Canada, is an Author, activist, broadcaster.

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His wife is Naomi Klein

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Avi Lewis Net Worth

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2015

Lewis directed the 2015 feature-length documentary This Changes Everything, which finished second in the audience voting, for the documentary category, at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

2013

From October 8–18, 2007, Avi Lewis hosted the ten-part international documentary series Why Democracy? in Canada.

Lewis was a panelist in CBC’s Canada Reads, which aired on March 2–6, 2009. Canada Reads is a seasonal show in which celebrities choose a book and advocate on its behalf. He presented, and successfully defended, the winning book, Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes.

2008

Avi Lewis’s genealogical search was featured on the January 31, 2008, episode of CBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?

Inside USA was first telecast on Al Jazeera on February 8, 2008, with the episode “Politics of Race”. Al Jazeera describes Inside USA as “an in-depth look at the real issues at stake in the US presidential election.”

Politics Of Race (February 22, 2008) focused on the situation in New Orleans and the disenfranchising of Black voters.

Native Americans (March 1, 2008) focused on Lakota Sioux separatism, social and economic issues surrounding the Lakota Sioux, Navajo and the Shoshone peoples. The last few minutes were devoted to the role online videos play in the American election – including a clip from “Yes We Can”.

2007

In June 2007, CBC Newsworld debuted On the Map with Avi Lewis, a daily (Monday-Thursday) half-hour of international news commentary. Lewis discussed such issues as the “Oil Law” that the United States wished Iraq to adopt, women in Afghanistan, and what exactly is meant by the phrase “ungoverned spaces”. The show was officially renewed for November 2007 and then disappeared without ever airing again. On the Map’s half-hour time slot was replaced with a half-hour summary of the daily hour-long show Politics by Don Newman.

Lewis conducted a June 11, 2007, interview with political writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali. After repeatedly and openly sniggering at Hirsi Ali’s complimentary remarks about the United States, Lewis sharply questioned some of her views – including her denial of the existence of Islamophobia, her belief that Islam was inherently misogynistic, and her positive opinions concerning American democracy. Lewis compared Islamophobia to Anti-Semitism, seeing both as equally real, to which Ali replied: “Racism is a universal trait, so is antisemitism, by the way. But I want us not to confuse a set of beliefs such as Islam, with ethnicity such as the hatred against Jews just because they are Jews, or against blacks just because they are black, or against gays just because of- it’s something you can’t do anything about. Whereas Islam is simply a set of beliefs, and it’s not Islamophobic to say … this is being done in the name of your religion.” The interview provoked a strongly critical response from right-wing commentators in the US and Canada.

2006

Lewis began hosting CBC Newsworld’s The Big Picture with Avi Lewis in the autumn of 2006 and On the Map in 2007. He became host of Frontline USA for Al Jazeera television in 2008. Lewis was a participant in CBC’s Canada Reads 2009 (see below).

2004

In 2004, Lewis and his wife Naomi Klein collaborated on The Take — a documentary that detailed the “recovered factory” movement in Argentina. The Take, winner of the International Jury Prize, was nominated for four Gemini Awards.

2001

Lewis was featured on the November 20, 2001, “Life & Times” episode of The Lewis Family.

1998

In 1998-2001, Lewis hosted CBC Newsworld’s current affairs discussion show counterSpin, where he presided over 500 debates. Avi Lewis was later the host of Counterspin Sunday.

1996

Between 1996 and 1998, Avi Lewis was host of The NewMusic, a music magazine show on MuchMusic and Citytv. He also served as MuchMusic’s political specialist — by doing extensive special events coverage for the channel designed to engage youth in the political process. Among other events, he covered the 1993 Canadian federal election and the 1995 Quebec referendum. Avi Lewis won a Gemini for Best Event Coverage.

1988

Lewis grew up in Toronto, Ontario, and attended Jarvis Collegiate and Upper Canada College. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1988.

1968

Avram David “Avi” Lewis (born 1968) is a Canadian documentary filmmaker, former host of the Al Jazeera English show Fault Lines and former host of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) current-affairs programs CounterSpin and On the Map.

1921

Avi Lewis is the great grandson of Moshe Losz (Lewis), an outspoken member of the Jewish Bund who left Svislach, Poland (absorbed by the Soviet Union during World War II, and today in Belarus), after being interrogated by the Russians and threatened with death or the Gulag for his political activity. He left for Montreal in 1921, with his wife Rose (née Lazarovitch) and three children. Avi Lewis is the grandson of former federal New Democratic Party leader David Lewis and the son of former Ontario NDP leader and diplomat Stephen Lewis and journalist Michele Landsberg. Avi Lewis is married to journalist and author Naomi Klein; his sister Ilana Landsberg-Lewis was the executive director of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.