What Ails Democracy?: An Interview with Astra Taylor

What Ails Democracy?: An Interview with Astra Taylor

Image credit: National Film Board of Canada In Miami, the struggle to stay above water is manifest. Model buildings are built to test hurricane force winds,[i] while defensive sea walls, high-capacity pumps, and stormwater drainage systems are installed in those areas...
An Interview with Hot Docs Forum Producer Dorota Lech

An Interview with Hot Docs Forum Producer Dorota Lech

Image credit: David Spowart Dorota Lech is a Polish-born, Toronto and Los Angeles-based film programmer and independent curator. Since 2013, she has worked for the Toronto International Film Festival, where she is currently the Section Head of the Discovery programme...
An Interview with Black Gold Programmer Sarah-Tai Black

An Interview with Black Gold Programmer Sarah-Tai Black

Image credit: Pyramide Distribution Sarah-Tai Black is a programmer and arts writer based in Toronto. Since 2017, she has curated Black Gold — a monthly screening series at The Royal Cinema dedicated to celebrating black screen icons and filmmakers. On March 7th,...