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Orgasm Inc.

Orgasm Inc. (Director: Liz Canner): Nine years ago, director Liz Canner was hired to curate some “erotic footage” for drug company Vivus, who were conducting trials for their competitor to Viagra. The hook was that they were testing it on … Continue reading

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Food Inc.

Food Inc. (2008, Director: Robert Kenner): In this comprehensive and yet compelling film, director Robert Kenner, along with authors Eric Schlosser (Fast Nood Nation) and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) indict the American (and by extension, global) food industry. Just … Continue reading

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Shadow of the Holy Book (Pyhän kirjan varjo)

Shadow of the Holy Book (Pyh√§n kirjan varjo) (2007, Director: Arto Halonen): I read about this film when it played at IDFA in Amsterdam and was so intrigued by the premise, I emailed Hot Docs programmer Sean Farnel immediately to … Continue reading

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Blue Vinyl

Blue Vinyl (Directors: Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand, USA, 2002): After seeing and enjoying Helfand and Gold’s latest film Everything’s Cool at Hot Docs this year, I was looking forward to seeing this, their first film. Let’s just say … Continue reading

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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Director: Alex Gibney, USA, 2005): It took a little while for me to get around to seeing Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) but it was worth it. Everyone knows something … Continue reading

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