DOXA: The Road Taken – Review

For what Canada lacks in fictional renderings of it’s people and places is more than made up for in our rich history of documentary filmmaking. From the prairie films of Manitoban farmer James Freer in the 1890s to the countless topical offerings available at dedicated festivals like Hot Docs in Toronto and DOXA in Vancouver […]

Steak (R)evolution: Doc Looks at Happy Cows

(Via WireService.ca) Steak (R)evolution is a new documentary presented by Video Services Corp (VSC), opening August 7th at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. It follows Franck Ribière  and his favourite butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec, on a quest to understand what makes good meat. Ribière comes from a family of cattle breeders, worked as a a […]

Becoming Edmonton: Doc to Tell Stories of Arrival

(Via WireService.ca) One of a dozen upcoming heritage projects to receive support from the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) is Becoming Edmonton, a documentary film project that will collect oral histories from First Nations and refugee communities and highlight their shared experience. It’s an initiative of the Bent Arrow Traditional Healing […]