Issue 121 – Spring/Summer 2024

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Issue 121 - Spring/Summer 2024

Jackie Shane rides again in Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story, a new documentary from Banger Films and the National Film Board of Canada.

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Cover photo courtesy of the Estate of Ron Scribner

This issue will be en route to subscribers beginning April 22.

Inside this issue:

Publisher’s Note by Pat Mullen

Editorial by Marc Glassman

Policy Matters by Sarah Spring
The year ahead

The Beautiful Tragic World of Jackie Shane by Gesilayefa Azorbo
Any Other Way spotlights the Black trans singer who broke barriers on Toronto’s music scene

Advocacy and Creativity: an oral history of DOC by Marc Glassman
Founders, veterans and current leaders voice a 40-year story for the Documentary Organization of Canada

The Harsh Reality of Becoming Plastic People by Zoe Cormier
Ziya Tong, Ben Addelman, and Rick Smith investigate the hidden costs of microplastics

In Vino Veritas by Pat Mullen
Wine and documentaries: the perfect pairing?

Becoming Beethoven’s Ninth by Larry Weinstein
Why the director’s new film is his most personal work

Tinkuy: Encounters on a River in Peru’s Amazon by Stephanie Boyd
On Karuara, People of the River and collaboration

Ken Lum Embraces Ambivalence by Laurence Butet-Roch
Profiling the Scotiabank Photography Award winner

On Girls State by Jason Gorber
Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, aka “the State People,” in conversation

Attempting the Impossible by Susan G. Cole
Union and Brett Story’s unique voice in documentary

Revitalizing Knowledge by Kelly Boutsalis
Tasha Hubbard and Lisa Jackson on the power of the land and stars

Yuqi Kang’s Freedive by Winnie Wang
7 Beats Per Minute inspires Kang’s friendship with diver Jessea Lu

Adrianne & the Castle: the art of love & grief by Courtney Small
Shannon Walsh finds creative freedom in new film

Freeze Frame by Marc Glassman
A short hymn for Charles Officer

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