Review of Cliff Cardinal’s "As You Like It"
Review of Cliff Cardinal’s "As You Like It"
By
Aimée Anctil
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October 5, 2022
Aimee Anctil reviews Cliff Cardinal's radical retelling of As You Like It recently performed at the Showplace Performance Art Centre.
A Conversation with Dene Artist Antoine Mountain: Art, Resilience and Healing
A Conversation with Dene Artist Antoine Mountain: Art, Resilience and Healing
By
Irene Suvillaga
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September 30, 2022
Irene Suvillaga interviews Dene artist and author Antoine Mountain about his life, art, and book "From Bear Rock Mountain". He speaks about his artistic process and how it stemmed from his time in a residential school.
Brain Hacking Assholes: A Review of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee
Brain Hacking Assholes: A Review of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee
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J.A. Forrester
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August 26, 2022
Roger McNamee’s Zucked is the story of an early mentor of Mark Zuckerberg turned critic of the social media giant. In this review, James Forrester reflects upon what went wrong with the internet and how our trust in the “assholes” heading up major social media enterprises have hacked our brains and now pose a threat to democratic order.
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Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
By
Bethan Bates
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March 28, 2022
Bethan Bates reviews ‘Ted Lasso,’ a TV series starring Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and Juno Temple about an American football coach who moves to London to coach a Premier League (British) football team.
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
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Cheyenne Wood
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February 24, 2022
Cheyenne Wood reviews Disney's latest animated film, Encanto! Wood writes about what the film means for representation, and how it takes up intergenerational trauma, and puts a new spin on the idea of a Disney villain.
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
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Nick Taylor
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February 14, 2022
In this essay, Nick Taylor reviews four films from this year's ReFrame line-up: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, Writing With Fire, The Cost of Freedom, and The Viewing Booth. Weaving these disparate narratives together, Taylor meditates on the art of story-telling, ultimately identifying it as an antidote to nihilism.
Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
Be A Goldfish: How Ted Lasso is Changing the Game for Male Mental Health in Television
By
Bethan Bates
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March 28, 2022
Bethan Bates reviews ‘Ted Lasso,’ a TV series starring Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and Juno Temple about an American football coach who moves to London to coach a Premier League (British) football team.
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
A Review of Encanto: The Magic of Healing Intergenerational Trauma
By
Cheyenne Wood
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February 24, 2022
Cheyenne Wood reviews Disney's latest animated film, Encanto! Wood writes about what the film means for representation, and how it takes up intergenerational trauma, and puts a new spin on the idea of a Disney villain.
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
ReFrame: An Antidote to Nihilism
By
Nick Taylor
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February 14, 2022
In this essay, Nick Taylor reviews four films from this year's ReFrame line-up: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy, Writing With Fire, The Cost of Freedom, and The Viewing Booth. Weaving these disparate narratives together, Taylor meditates on the art of story-telling, ultimately identifying it as an antidote to nihilism.
ReFrame Review: North by Current
ReFrame Review: North by Current
By
Katy Catchpole
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February 14, 2022
Katy Catchpole reviews 'North by Current', a film by Angelo 'Madsen' Minax about "the understated relationships between mothers and children, truths and myths, losses and gains."
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
ReFrame Review: Bangla Surf Girls
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Katie Pedlar
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February 1, 2022
This documentary follows three Bangladeshi teenage girls who are determined to surf despite the challenges posed by poverty, misogyny, and complex family dynamics. Bangla Surf Girls beautifully captures the extreme social conditions these young women face, like wading through rubble just to catch the perfect wave.
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
ReFrame Review: Daughter of a Lost Bird
By
Cheyenne Wood
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January 26, 2022
This film follows Kendra, a Lummi woman who grew up separated from her culture. Read Cheyenne Wood’s review of this 2020 documentary about Indigenous identity, family and intergenerational healing.
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ReFrame Review: Threshold
ReFrame Review: Threshold
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Evan Robins
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January 24, 2022
In time for the 2022 ReFrame Film Festival, Evan Robins covers the Brazilian documentary 'Threshold (Limiar)', an intimate exploration of transness, feminism, and parenthood.
ReFrame Review: Fanny: The Right to Rock
ReFrame Review: Fanny: The Right to Rock
By
Katie Pedlar
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January 24, 2022
'Fanny: The Right to Rock!' is a documentary is more than a typical rock biopic. It showcases the rise of Fanny, an all women rock band, who came up against misogyny, racism, homophobia and ageism while vehemently pursuing their right to rock. Decades after disbanding, Fanny has reunited to produce another album. The inspiring come up story brings together the edge of rock and roll and the wholesome bond of lifelong friendships.