Monthly Archives: November 2009


This is a very late leftover from Hot Docs but I’m posting it now because I want to give people access to the recorded Q&A as well as to let you know that you can buy the film on DVD … Continue reading

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Un prophète

Un prophète (Director: Jacques Audiard): Essentially a coming-of-age story set in a violent and corrupt prison, Un prophète sprawls over 150 minutes and yet doesn’t really let you get to know protagonist Malik all that deeply. When we first meet … Continue reading

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Woodpecker is available on DVD from Carnivalesque Films. You can buy the film directly from their web site. Woodpecker (Director: Alex Karpovsky): Hope, Emily Dickinson taught us, is the thing with feathers: Hope is the thing with feathers That perches … Continue reading

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In The Loop

In The Loop was released on DVD in Canada on November 10 by Alliance Films and will come out January 10, 2010 in the US. You can help Toronto Screen Shots by buying it from or In The … Continue reading

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October Country

Editor’s Note: Doc Soup is a monthly documentary screening programme run by the good folks at Hot Docs. It gives audiences in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver their regular doc fix each year from the fall through to the spring, … Continue reading

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