VUCAVU is the brainchild of independent video and film distributors from across Canada, concerned by the tidal wave of digitization that has pushed lesser-known artists to the edges of distribution.
Kalina Bertin and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film Manic, which chronicle's Bertin's struggle to understand the legacy of mental illness in her family.
They say the personal is political. And the film "Who is Arthur Chu?" is testament in every way to that statement. It's featured in this year's Hot Docs festival launching April 27 in Toronto.
Luke Galati on community, the changing face of Toronto and gentrification. "Eastern" captures the story of a high school basketball powerhouse but is a story of the changing face of a neighbourhood.
Ashley and I talk about her new film "Werewolf," choices and addictions, modern existentialism, Albert Camus and about "paying attention."
Koneline focuses on the "golden triangle" of land in northwest B.C. where copper and gold mining companies are busy drilling into prime territory where local people hunt and fish.
Mina and Selwyn talk about inclusion, racism in Canada, the voice of the underdog and about film as propaganda.
The iconic filmmaker's latest feature, a stylish Beeba Boys gangster thriller, riles some South Asian communities.
In November, the Syria Film Festival took place in Toronto driven by its humanitarian concern and justice for Syrian refugees and freedom from war, violence, and oppression.
Don't miss this interview as Rossif talks about his move into acting, why he's a storyteller at heart and why he feels "we're all in this together."