Issue 105 - Spring 2017
POV’s biggest issue ever offers an in-depth look at the history of Canada’s national art form: documentary! Generously sponsored by Reel Canada / National Canadian Film Day, the OMDC, the NFB and Henry’s Camera.
Memory and truth, it turns out, don’t always match up. That is what Sarah Polley discovered in the five years it took her to make Stories We Tell, a deep dive into her family’s past.Read More
Les raquetteurs by Michel Brault and Gilles Groulx became one of the early salvos from a new generation who were about to unleash the Quiet Revolution in Quebec.Read More
Documentaries may record quotidian reality but, at their best, they aspire to poetry. There’s an image in Pour la suite du monde, which achieves the clarity and vision of truly transcendent cinema.Read More
To make the mesmerising Picture of Light, Peter Mettler undertook a quixotic quest to capture one of the natural world’s most famous and dazzling spectacles, the northern lights.Read More
Understanding the value of a first impression, Graeme Ferguson ensured that IMAX made a doozy of one. This groundbreaking short doc is a true Canadian thrill ride.Read More