June Chua

June Chua is a Canadian journalist and an award-winning filmmaker who has worked as a writer, reporter and producer with the CBC in radio, television and online. Her documentary, using 2D animation, "Travels With My Brother" (about how an autistic man sees the world) captured a directing prize in 2012 from the National Screen Institute and was screened at the MET Museum in New York and at festivals around the world. Her commentaries have appeared on CBC.ca, the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Canadian Living. Her essay, "I Am Canadian," was also published in the anthology Strangers in the Mirror (Tsar Books 2004), musings about minorities in Canada. An avid traveller, she has visited more than 40 countries. Find out more at junechua.com

May 27, 2008

Gonzo Canadian filmmaker Murray Siple

Siple's fast-forward life in motion was abruptly halted when he was involved in a car accident rendering him a quadriplegic. For eight years he did not pick up a video camera. Then one day, Siple dec
May 9, 2008

The best of Hot Docs 2008

Since its modest beginnings 15 years ago, Hot Docs has blossomed to become North America's biggest documentary festival. After 11 days and 172 films representing 36 countries, I have whittled down my


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