Rosana Matecki's Saturday Night explores the tango of alienation and inclusion in urban life as the director visits a dance hall through the perspectives of two immigrants.
An interview with Nuisance Bear directors Jack Weisman and Gabriele Osio Vanden on their TIFF 2021 short that observes polar bears and the humans who like to watch.
In the short documentary Bend or Break, Mitchell Martow recounts his experience with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and the journey to diagnosis, to directors Karan Sharma and Sidhant Sharma. The short doc is the
The Mirror Mountain Film Festival, a new event based in Ottawa, showcases Indie, alternative and underground cinema, including some great short documentaries. The selected short docs explore such themes as family, belonging,
“It usually started with: ‘you were a slave,’ when I was growing up, and that’s just not the case,” director Maya Annik Bedward tells me. We’re discussing what led the Jamaican French-Canadian
Sahtu Dene musician Jay Gilday sits on a rooftop in Yellowknife, with his acoustic guitar and a microphone aligned with the treetops. Shot on a propped-up iPhone 12, this is the opening
Every building tells a story. The older the abode, the grander the tale. The short doc series Behind the Façade, produced by Lantern Films, opens the doors of several structures that shape
Niya Abdullahi represents a new generation of filmmakers changing the documentary field. She is one of the participants in this year’s Doc Accelerator Lab, supported by Netflix through the Canadian Storytellers Project,
The voice of Mary Two-Axe Earley rings clearly in a short doc that bears her name. Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again is director Courtney Montour’s portrait of the late Mohawk
This year’s insanely long awards season is finally over. For the documentary crowd, the Oscar race basically begins at Sundance a full year before the show. This year, however, the pandemic means