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The Canadian filmmaker discusses his first feature. Hello Destroyer, which explores notions of Canadian identity and institutions, and gender and violence through the lens of hockey. Kevan recently made waves with his frank thoughts on the Canadian film industry in response to an article in the Globe and Mail by TIFF Artistic Director Cameron Bailey. We talked at length about his film, its financing hurdles and his thoughts on Canadian distributors, the response to his recent criticisms, and the industry at large.

The Stairs

The Canadian filmmaker discusses his latest film, an unflinching documentary about harm reduction practices for drug users and sex workers in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood.

The Devil's Knot

Atom Egoyan is a Canadian artist who began as part of the so-called Toronto New Wave of the eighties before reaching international prominence in the 90s, when his films Exotica and The Sweet Hereafter played in…

Watermark

Jennifer Baichwal is a Canadian documentary director and producer whose films over the past 15 years often include artists as subjects, including Paul Bowles (Let It Come Down), Shelby Lee Adams (The True Meaning of…

Helene Klodawsky

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,…

All That Is Solid

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by filmmaker Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer…

Jennifer Chan

Jennifer Chan is a Canadian artist who was selected as the Canadian Spotlight honoree at the 2014 Images Festival. Rated as one of the most notable ‘post-Internet’ artists, her work spans video, performance, installations and animated…

Many a Swan (2012)

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by filmmaker Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer…

Speaking Lightly is an ongoing series of interviews with members of Toronto’s experimental cinema community, conducted by filmmaker Stephen Broomer. Stephen’s participation in this community through his work as a filmmaker, film preservationist and writer…

Orphan Black

John Fawcett and Graeme Manson are the co-creators of the popular BBC America/Space television series, Orphan Black, starring Tatiana Maslany as at least 11 characters. Graeme co-wrote the Canadian cult film classic, Cube (1997), while also…