I heard about his film 'fierce light' in a few different circles. Watched it last night. (nfb toronto is playing it for free on march 2nd @4pm)
Follows a few different stories of community activism. As a movie it's meant to inspire people to fight for what's right. What I liked about it was that it was evidently made over a long period of time. This wasn't shot on a 6 week schedule, it was part of his life for number of years. It that sort of sense of seeing something that a film maker is living rather than something a filmmaker peeked into for a little while that made an impression for me.
Perhaps it's just my background in media, as the friend I watched it with took something equally personal away, but what I saw more than the story of different activists was the story of this person making a film. It inspired me with a desire to make a film more than it inspired me to march in protest.