Clockwise from top centre: True North, Michèle Pearson Clarke, Jane, Geographies of Solitude, Maison du bonheur, Ways of Seeing.

Coming Soon: Issue #116!

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Our spring/summer 2022 issue is coming soon! POV editor Marc Glassman is hard at work reviewing the articles for our 116th issue. This issue features a number of deep dives on the latest films and pressing topics in non-fiction film and photography. Subscribe today to be among the first to receive these articles and get exclusive access!

 

Here is a preview of what to expect in POV issue #116:

 

-First looks at several Canadian docs premiering at Hot Docs ’22 featuring filmmakers in conversation about their latest works.

-Archives and the elements: how films like Fire of Love, Becoming Cousteau, Jane, and Sunshine Superman harness the wonders of the natural world.

-Film diaries: from the works of Jonas Mekas to Kristen Johnson’s Cameraperson and Laurie Anderson’s Heart of a Dog, how do filmmakers engage with first-person confessionals?

-The art of the indirect address: three artful Canadian films put speakers outside the frame and consider ways of seeing.

-Speaking of ways of seeing, Vincenzo Pietropaolo reflects on the 50th anniversary of the landmark doc series Ways of Seeing by Michael Dibb and John Berger, as well as their many collaborations.

-Sunil Gupta in profile: ahead of his exhibition at the RIC, the Indian-Canadian photographer’s work displays an unabashed queer gaze, celebrates the art of cruising, and considers the implication of surviving two plagues.

-Toronto’s photo laureate Michèle Pearson Clarke does an exit interview at the end of her tenure and reflects upon her latest exhibition at the Hamilton Art Gallery

-Documentary and the double-dribble: what films go beyond the conventions of rousing sports documentaries to explore the lives of athletes and the challenges they face both on the court and off?

-Production and parenting: featuring eight Canadian women in conversation, filmmakers comment upon how they balance the duties of being an artist and being a mother, and how the industry needs to evolve.

-Full stream ahead: there are more streaming services than anyone can navigate these days, so Ezra Winton does a deep dive to see how the streamers are curating documentaries and connecting them with audiences.

-Stand-up talks: in the age of TED Talks, how have documentaries harnesses the power of the direct address? Does it still captivate us, or is it a bit stale after If You Love this Planet and An Inconvenient Truth mastered them years ago?

And more!

 

POV issue 116 is generously sponsored by Telefilm Canada.

 

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Pat Mullen is the publisher of POV Magazine. He holds a Master’s in Film Studies from Carleton University where his research focused on adaptation and Canadian cinema. Pat has also contributed to outlets including The Canadian Encyclopedia, Paste, That Shelf, Sharp, and Complex. He is the vice president of the Toronto Film Critics Association.

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