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Speaking Lightly: Eva Kolcze

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer ensures a depth of knowledge on the subject, and more importantly, a candid conversation. The third installment is a discussion with… Continue reading Speaking Lightly: Eva Kolcze

Helene Klodawsky Interview (Come Worry With Us!)

Helene Klodawsky is a Canadian documentary filmmaker whose works include Motherhood (1994), Family Motel (2007) and Malls R Us (2009). Helene joined us at O’Borne Contemporary during Hot Docs 2014 to discuss her latest documentary, Come Worry With Us! (2013), a look behind the realities of being in a touring band as a parent, through… Continue reading Helene Klodawsky Interview (Come Worry With Us!)

Speaking Lightly: Blake Williams

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer ensures a depth of knowledge on the subject, and more importantly, a candid conversation. The second installment is a discussion with… Continue reading Speaking Lightly: Blake Williams

Speaking Lightly: A Look at Experimental Cinema in Toronto

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer ensures a depth of knowledge on the subject, and more importantly, a candid conversation. The first instalment is a discussion with… Continue reading Speaking Lightly: A Look at Experimental Cinema in Toronto

Elina Psikou Interview (The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas)

Elina Psikou is a Greek filmmaker whose darkly absurdist debut feature film, The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas (2013) follows the abduction of a beloved talk show host, Antonis Paraskevas, who has, of course, staged the mysterious disappearance. Elina presented the film at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the City to… Continue reading Elina Psikou Interview (The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas)

Frank Pavich Interview (Jodorowsky’s Dune)

Frank Pavich is an American documentary filmmaker whose first feature, N.Y.H.C. (1999) was a look at New York hardcore punk bands active during the mid-1990s. His follow-up, Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013), also investigates a cult topic: the master filmmaker’s never-completed adaptation of the popular sci-fi novel. Frank joined us at our OCAD U Graduate Gallery studio space… Continue reading Frank Pavich Interview (Jodorowsky’s Dune)

Recap: Andrew Bujalski – The Seventh Art Live Directors Series

The Seventh Art Live Directors Series with Andrew Bujalski Presented by CINSSU took place on February 3rd and February 4th 2014 in Toronto. It was our tremendous pleasure to host Andrew in Toronto for his first time in the city. He is a true talent of American independent film who has played architect – however… Continue reading Recap: Andrew Bujalski – The Seventh Art Live Directors Series

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Ang Lee’s PUSHING HANDS (Video Essay)

A video essay on how space is used in Ang Lee’s Pushing Hands (1992) to convey themes of cultural communication, the outsider figure and utopia. The essay was written by Christopher Heron, edited by Brian Robertson and narrated by David J. Phillips. This video essay was first published in December of 2013.

Martha Shane & Lana Wilson Interview (After Tiller)

After Tiller is a documentary focusing on the controversial subject of third-trimester abortions. Dr. George Tiller was one of its few practitioners in the United States before he was assassinated in 2009. The documentary differentiates itself from ‘issue’ films through its goal to elucidate the subject in a non-reductive manner. Directors Martha Shane (Bi the Way)… Continue reading Martha Shane & Lana Wilson Interview (After Tiller)