Monthly Archives: October 2009

Working for Kinosmith

After a few brief weeks of unemployment, I began working again at the beginning of October. It’s just a few days a week for now, but it’s likely to grow into a full-time position before long. I’m working for a … Continue reading

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Eh! U European Film Festival 2009

Now in its fifth edition, the Eh! U European Film Festival seems to be really hitting its stride. Billing itself as “the free film festival” (since all screenings are subsidized by the various European consulates), this two-week festival is really … Continue reading

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International Animation Day 2009 at the NFB

The National Film Board celebrates International Animation Day (October 28th) with Get Animated!, a weeklong series of free screenings and animation workshops across Canada. From October 23-31, check out events happening near you. In Toronto, events will take place at … Continue reading

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The September Issue

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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The Experimental Eskimos

The Experimental Eskimos (Director: Barry Greenwald): In the early 1960s, the Canadian government carried out an “experiment” by sending three Inuit boys who showed academic promise to be educated in the public schools of Ottawa. Separating these boys from their … Continue reading

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