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“Coppers” Review and Interview with Director Alan Zweig

“Coppers” Review and Interview with Director Alan Zweig

Toronto filmmaker Alan Zweig’s latest documentary, Coppers, is a disturbing, sad and very moving look at the long term effects of working as a police officer. It recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and I was able to speak with the director about the film. “I drove a cab for 18 years and I hated cops,” Zweig told me over the phone while doing press at TIFF. “I always saw them as bullies. But when I met Gary I saw a tough guy who had been through a lot.”

“Henry Glassie: Field Work” Interview w/ Director Pat Collins

Henry Glassie: Field Work, the latest film by acclaimed director Pat Collins (Song of Granite), recently had its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. It’s main subject is an American folklorist who has dedicated 50 years of his life to studying folk artists and their work. From sculptors in Brazil, to carpet weaver and ceramicists in Turkey, Collins’ film accompanies Glassie as he visits several countries to explore how each culture manifests its own standards of beauty and meaning through its artisans and craftspeople. I recently sat down with Collins and asked him about his film.

2018 Cannes Film Festival: Ten Things To Know

We’re currently in the middle of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, which commenced on Tuesday, May 8 and will run through Saturday, May 19, and this year has already seen some changes and controversies, such as the schedule shuffle by Festival Director Thierry Frémaux, and the last-minute Netflix pull-out. If you’re looking for good news, this year’s Cannes has also brought unusual attention to some talented, lesser-known directors. But If you want to understand what’s happening at Cannes, here are ten things you need to know — about the festival in general as well as what’s new in 2018.

Romanian Film ‘Touch Me Not’ Wins Golden Bear At Berlinale 2018

Romanian director Adina Pintilie took the Golden Bear in the 68. Berlinale Film Festival for‘Touch Me Not”. Touch Me Not is about the fear of intimacy and achieving sexual liberation. The film was the unexpected winner selected among 18 films by the international Juri, presided by German director Tom Tykwer. It follows the emotional journey\s

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CPH:DOX 2017 Filmmaker Profile: Petr Lom (Burma Storybook)

Burma Storybook is a creative documentary about a country emerging from years of dictatorship, told through Burmese poetry. The film circles around the story of the country’ s most famous dissident poet alive today, as he waits for his long-lost son to return home, having inspired fellow prisoners and younger generations to take up the

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CPH:DOX Unveils Full 2017 Program

Dealing with the complete transformation of our common reality and current world order, CPH:DOX is back with their first spring edition ever. Taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark from 16-26 March, CPH:DOX is a reflection, a comeback and a counter-attack on behalf of art, our common reality and truth. A massive attack in the form of

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