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  • To Make a Farm Filmmaker Comments
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    July 2, 2014

    Steve Suderman tells us about his motivation behind directing the documentary film, "To Make a Farm".

  • Ian Brown Introduces David & Me
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    June 4, 2014

    Ian Brown introduces the documentary ,David & Me,. Despite a mountain of evidence that should exonerate David, or at least grant him a new trial, Ray Klonsky and the pro-bono team are stymied by a justice system that is not designed to free the wrongfully convicted.

  • David & Me Filmmaker Comments
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    June 3, 2014

    Ray Klonsky talks about his doc: "David & Me" about his friendship with prison inmate David McCallum. Hundreds of letters later, Ray graduated from university determined to set his friend free.

  • Filmmaker Comments for "Out of Mind, Out of Sight"
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    May 5, 2014

    John Kastner talks about his documentary "Out of Mind, Out of Sight" about a forensic psychiatric hostpital in Brockville Ontario.

  • The Middle Way: Short Docs Contest Winner
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    April 30, 2014

    Musician Jasper Bendici struggles to find a balance between two passions in his life: religion and rock n' roll. This is the winner of Doc Studio's Short Doc Contest for 2014.

  • The Middle Way Intro by Ian Brown
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    April 30, 2014

    Ian Brown introduces the Doc Studio Short Doc Contest Wiinner for 2014: The Middle Way about musician Jasper Bendici who struggles to find a balance between two passions in his life: religion and rock n' roll.

  • The Lost Highway Filmmaker Comments
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    March 24, 2014

    Derreck Roemer and Neil Graham talk about their film "The Lost Highway" about life along a remote yet colourful stretch of Ontario's Highway 7.

  • Alan Zweig's Filmmaker Comments for 15 Reasons to Live
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    January 1, 2014

    Alan Zweig talks about his documentary 15 Reasons to Live - what it's about, how he went about telling these particular stories and the challenges he encountered along the way.

  • Filmmaker Comments for "Unsung: Behind the Glee"
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    November 23, 2013

    Documentary filmmaker, Moze Mossanen, talks about the making of "Unsung: Behind the Glee." The film charts the compelling journey of two Toronto high school show choirs as they battle time, nerves and each other to create an award-winning routine for the Show Choir Nationals, Canada's National High School Glee Club Championships.

  • Patrick Reed's Filmmaker Comments for Fight Like Soldiers
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    October 26, 2013

    Filmmaker Patrick Reed talks about the making of his documentary film "Fight Like Soldiers Die Like Children.