Monthly Archives: June 2009

CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival 2009

I must admit that I’ve been paying a lot more attention to shorts lately, and not just the leg-revealing ones that have arrived with the warmer weather. The last time I covered the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, in 2007, … Continue reading

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Shinsedai Festival 2009

Co-founded by my friend Chris Magee from authoritative Japanese film blog J-Film Pow-Wow, the inaugural Shinsedai Festival will take place from August 21-23, 2009 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Subtitled The New Generation Japanese Film Festival (“shinsedai” is a … Continue reading

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When We Were Boys

When We Were Boys (Director: Sarah Goodman): I was a big fan of Sarah Goodman’s first film Army of One (review) which premiered at Hot Docs in 2004 and so when I saw she had another film at Hot Docs, … Continue reading

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SIFT 2009 Wrapup

I got back from Ottawa about 11:30pm on Sunday night and am still pretty exhausted, but I wanted to write up my SIFT experience while it was still fresh in my mind. I took the five-day Docology workshop with famed … Continue reading

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Free Capturing Reality Screenings

I’ll be posting a full review soon, but I just wanted to alert you that Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary, Pepita Ferrari’s insightful doc about docs is screening for free this weekend at the National Film Board Cinérobothèque in … Continue reading

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