Issue 117 - Fall/Winter 2022
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On celebrates the life, music, art, and legacy of the iconic Cree singer-songwriter. The Oscar winner and her director, Madison Thomas, join POV to discuss their new film. Subscribe today!
Cover photo by Stephen Paniccia, Blair Johannes
Also inside this issue:
Editorial by Marc Glassman
Publisher’s Notes by Patrick Mullen
“The Ever Deadly Tanya Tagaq” by Judy Wolfe
-Nunavut’s passionate singer is tough and unsparing in this autobiographical film profile directed by Tagaq and Chelsea McMullan.
“I Ink, Therefore I Am” by Liam Lacey
-How do you make ink? Brian D. Johnson’s The Colour of Ink discloses that and more with its portrait of eclectic artisans.
“Disrupting Canadian Myths” by Laurence Butet-Roch
-An incisive analysis of award winning photographer Deanna Bowen’s Black Drones in the Hive, a provocative gallery assembly of found objects.
“Documentaries in the Age of Apocalypse” by Justine Smith
-Embracing the paradox of destruction and rebirth, apocalyptic docs like Leviathan and Sleep Has Her House explore humanity’s impact on the earth.
“Women on the Road and Behind the Camera” by Vivian Belik
-Filmmakers like Trinh T. Minh-ha, Jocelyne Saub, and Sophie Bédard Marcotte see life on the road in a genre normally limited to male perspectives.
“Black Screen Office’s ‘Being Seen’ Directives by Courtney Small
-Turning “diversity” and “inclusion” into reality in Canadian cinema and TV with landmark guidelines for production, representation, and authentic storytelling.
“The New Realities” by Matthew Hays
-RIDM (Montreal International Documentary Festival) offers premieres of exciting new work in its 25th edition.
Freeze Frame by Marc Glassman
-A True Professional: Terence Macartney-Filgate.