Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bountiful Films in The Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail‘s television columnist, John Doyle, stopped by last week for a chat about our work – and the state of Canadian documentary filmmaking. “We totally get the need for broadcasters to reach an audience, but as documentary strands disappear – and the more eccentric strands have disappeared entirely – there’s a narrowing

Recollections from a Trip to Bountiful

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Helen and I both have been to Bountiful, she for filming on Leaving Bountiful, me for shooting Polygamy’s Lost Boys, so we’re both keenly following the BC government’s court case. Does polygamy violate the Charter of Rights and Freedoms? Glad I don’t have to be the one to answer that question. Polygamy in itself may actually

Alexandra’s Echo at Wild & Scenic Film Festival

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We’re honoured (and excited!) that Alexandra’s Echo will be included in the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. It’s the largest environmental film festival in the U.S., and is known for being an inspirational, eye-opening and entertaining event.  Some even call it the next Sundance.  Here’s how organizers describe it: “We show environmental and adventure films that