Issue 114 - SPRING/SUMMER 2021
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy is a game-changer for community-based filmmaking. Plus a first look at Hot Docs and DOXA hits, and a deep dive on the “Netflix formula” with alternatives for doc fans. Subscribe today!
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Cover photo by Toonasa Photography.
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy weaves together a broad portrait of the impact of settler colonialism on Blackfoot people, through firsthand experiences of people with substance use disorder, and the frontline workers who answer the calls to treatRead More
Since 2017, I have had the distinct pleasure of serving as the chair of a preliminary judging committee for the Peabody Awards in broadcasting and digital media. Along with two graduate students from the Feirstein School of Cinema at BrooklynRead More
Canadian Hertiage’s Bill C-10 sets forth amendments to the Broadcasting Act, following a recommendation by the Yale Report to tackle the dominance of tech giants in Canadian screen culture. The centrepiece is a radical departure from the past, with internetRead More
Behind your favourite app is an army of invisible workers. Drivers and delivery services ensure we get our food on time and that we’re never late for a meeting. In countries worldwide, gig workers, often working for pennies, ensure ourRead More
Félix Dufour-Laperrière’s Archipelago is an animated essay that navigates territories real and imagined while interrogating the mythology and history of Quebec.Read More
Someone Like Me and One of Ours intimately confront identity and belonging.Read More
Painting with John, How To with John Wilson, and All Gas No Brakes reinvent (documentary?) comedy.Read More
Jennifer Holness's Subjects of Desire celebrates Blackness while exploring how the beauty industry shapes images of Black women.Read More
It was the late, great Freddie Mercury who famously asked, “Who wants to live forever?” Ann Shin’s A.rtificial I.mmortality provocatively tries to answer this quandary and asks questions of her own.Read More
How have Canadian filmmakers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and captured stories from this historic time? A survey with filmmakers Yung Chang, Matt Gallagher, Ngardy Conteh George, and the NFB's project The Curve explores an urgent era of filmmaking.Read More