Blog Post Category Archive (Film)

  1. RIP Gordon Willis

    Gordon Willis had dreamed of becoming a fashion photographer. It was only after stumbling upon gofer work at a movie studio, that his interest in cinematography developed, turning him into one of Hollywoods most influential cinematographers. He showed creativity and flexibility

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  2. Devil’s Toy Redux: 14 directors in 14 different cities

      The Devil’s Toy was one of the first skateboarding films ever made in 1966 and is considered a cult classic.  The stylistic short documentary was dedicated “to all victims of intolerance” depicts the dawn of skateboarding in Montreal. A new

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  3. YSL BIOPIC

    The Yves Saint Laurent biopic is out, directed by Jalil Lespert and starring Pierre Niney as the famous designer as he struggles with the high and lows of running a fashion house in 1958 along with his partner Pierre Bergé. Check

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  4. The Jewish Museum: Sight And Sound Festival- Canada now playing

    Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video is a longterm presentation of new film and video works made in the sphere of the visual arts. The series offers a rotating selection of vigorous works by contemporary artists from around the

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  5. GREY GARDENS

      In 1975 filmmaking brothers Albert and David Maysles went to the Hamptons to document a reclusive mother and daughter living in a dilapidated mansion called Grey Gardens. Spending six weeks with Big Edie and Little Edie Beale they witnessed the

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  6. Video:Lou Reed’s final interview before his passing

    On September 21st of last year Lou Reed sat down with director Farida Khelfa for Parrot Zik head phones for an interview about his life in music. Sadly, it was his final one as he died a month after from

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  7. VIVIAN KUBRICK

    Growing up with famous film director Stanley Kubrick as a father definitely shaped Vivian Kubrick’s childhood. She recently uploaded some nostalgic photos to her twitter account showing her hanging out with her father on his films, posing on famous sets

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  8. Video: Northern Sun S/S14

      The  Northern Sun S/S 14 Video made by filmmaker Peter Hadfield, gives us the reminder how lucky we are to live in Vancouver and have the great outdoors right in our backyard. The video captures a couple on a 

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  9. Short film: The Man Behind The Mountain

    The short film ‘The Man Behind The Mountain ‘ is an intimate film made by Ben Stoddard and Dave Ehrenreich about American folk artist Leonard Knight. Leonard Knight who recently passed away in February, leaves behind a legacy of work

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  10. Documentary:Finding Vivian Maier

    This documentary is about the reclusive, mysterious and complicated photographer Vivian Maier. An incredible story about one of the most talented American photographers of our time whose body of work was only discovered after her death by chance at an

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  11. Michel Auder

    I recently spent a week with Michel Auder film/video artist pioneer. Living amongst and filming much of Andy Warhols video works in the factory days including, “Chelsea Girls” and his own relic rarity feature film, “Cleopatra” featuring superstar VIVA as Cleopatra.

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  12. Video: Last Days Here- Pentagram documentary(2011)

    Watch this documentary on Pentagram frontman Bobby Liebling.  It’s touching, powerful, riveting… “Last Days Here” follows Bobby Liebling, lead singer of Pentagram, an Alexandria, Virginia-based heavy metal group founded in 1971 and active sporadically throughout the following four decades. At

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