An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (USA, 98 min.) Dir. Bonni Cohen, John Shenk Eleven years ago, Davis Guggenheim’s An Inconvenient Truth implored mass audiences to wake-up and learn about climate change. Driven by a compelling PowerPoint presentation by former US Vice President Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth essentially updated Terre Nash’s eco doc
When Greg Tourino, a science librarian at Simon Fraser University and former graduate cinema student was asked in BCLiving Magazine about his passion for Black Canadian film, his answer could stand for the last couple of generations of Afro-Caribbean Canadians. “I still remember watching Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever and John Singleton’s Boyz n the Hood
"Some people describe the doc like a show and it definitely plays like a show with the clapping and the cheering," says Step director Amanda Lipitz. "I learned so much from being a Broadway producer for many years and not directing on stage."
The Indigenous people who dwelled on the land that we call Manitoba knew it was full of life-sustaining riches, despite the reactions from explorers that saw a seemingly barren prairie. While situated at the centre of Canada, we Manitobans are more likely to be dismissed by eastern centres of power. Despite this, or maybe because
“Music is an incredible conduit for telling complex stories,” says Catherine Bainbridge. “It just opens us up as humans to listen.” The Rezolution Pictures co-founder has seen that to be true ever since her latest film earned a storytelling prize and rapturous reception at Sundance in January. An epic journey through the centurieslong history of Indigenous musicians’
Dawson City: Frozen Time (USA, 120 min.) Dir. Bill Morrison It’s amazing to learn that Colin Low and Wolf Koenig’s City of Gold nearly became a greenhouse. The story goes that in 1947, Irene Crayford of Dawson City in the Yukon discovered old glass plate negatives within the walls of her home and sought
The title of a 2007 documentary says it all: Let’s All Hate Toronto. Ontario is a province that houses two formidable capitals, and while Ottawa officially represents the seat of Canadian political power, in a country whose population is spread wide and thin from coast to coast it is Toronto that is widely perceived as the