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.
In one of the more emotional moments—and there are many—in Peter Raymont’s often-shattering Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire (2004), Canadian General Roméo Dallaire recounts his rage at Belgium’s withdrawal of its troops in the early days of the Rwandan genocide.Read More
At a Toronto variety store, amid racks of candy, lottery tickets and cigarettes, a Korean couple battles their Canadian-born children. The father demands that his kids finish school, get married and start families. No exceptions. The children rail against hisRead More
“Documentary? That’s a very sophisticated and misleading word. And not very clear. The term should be documentary style…You see, a document has use, whereas art is really useless.” —Walker Evans (1903-1975) When the Canadian confederation was proclaimed, photography had beenRead More