Issue 59 – Fall 2005

Issue 59 - Fall 2005

Telefilm Canada’s new head Wayne Clarkson outlines his vision for the national  funding body for feature theatrical documentaries and films.

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Introducing Michael Ostroff

On Sunday the 13th of February 2005 at the National Gallery of Canada, Pegi Nicol—Something Dancing About Her received its world première. The screening was timed to coincide with the opening of an exhibition of paintings by Pegi Nicol MacLeod at the

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Just Watch Them

The consciousness divide between what makes a good TV documentary and what makes a good theatrical doc has never been so stark in this country as in the weeks since Telefilm and CBC announced at the Banff TV festival that

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Wayne Clarkson: A Reel Canadian

CANADIAN CINEMA WOULD BE VASTLY DIFFERENT IF IT WASN’T FOR THE PRESENCE OF WAYNE CLARKSON. The new Executive Director of Telefilm Canada (TFC), Clarkson comes with an extensive resume that bears retelling. Wayne Clarkson emerged from the hothouse federalist Liberal environment of Ottawa in the 1970s, when the Trudeau era had propelled

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The Lost Canadian: Don Owen

POV is pleased to present a section from Don Owen: Notes on a Filmmaker and His Culture by Steve Gravestock, the Associate Director of Canadian Special Projects for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The book, which will be launched in tandem with

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