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  • 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.

  • Karen Shopsowitz's Filmmaker Comments for GrandParenting
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    September 8, 2013

    Karen Shopsowitz's talks about her documentary film, "GrandParenting." It's about the older generation's struggles to raise their own children's kids. Not only do they struggle with raising kids as they age, but also the special needs of their children's children.

  • Ann Shin Filmmaker Comments
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    June 9, 2013

    Ann Shin talks about her documentary "The Defector: Escape From North Korea" which follows two North Korean defectors as they make a perilous journey across Asia on a quest for freedom.

  • Vladimir Kabelik Filmmaker Comments for Beautifully Broken
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    May 5, 2013

    Director Vladimir Kabelik talks about his documentary "Beautifully Broken", which features the life and work of Rafael Goldchain, a renowned Canadian contemporary photographer.

  • Url Bumper
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    May 1, 2013

    Doc Studio's url and iconic chairs.