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Traveling Light – a documentary in theatres

have you ever dreamt of leaving it all behind?  APRIL 4 – 10, 9:30 PM Cinéma du Parc www.cinemaduparc.com Artesian Films presents TRAVELLING LIGHT: artists on the move a road-doc by Tamás Wormser   featuring Lundo Chango, Nathalie Daoust, Jimmy Fachetty, Cristina Hagmann and László Kuli   TRAVELLING LIGHT  follows five nomadic artists on their quest to live life as an […]

DOC Responds to bill C-10

In response to Bill C-10, DOC sent letters of protest to Prime Minister Stephan Harper and Heritage Minister Josee Verner.  Here is the letter:March 4, 2008  Dear Mr. Harper and Ms. Verner     The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) represents more than 700 documentary  independent producers who create hundreds of hours of programming every […]

Oscar-winning Juno not Canadian enough for Canada’s Oscars

BY EZRA WINTONIn an earlier post I had written about the new Canadian doc Up the Yangtze and the film’s potential for overcoming the nationalist/neoliberal debate in the Canadian culturesphere. Well that film was entirely shot in China about a Chinese family, and made mostly by Canucks. That makes it Canadian enough for the bureaucratic […]