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RIDM presents Behemoth, a Chinese documentary about an environmental nightmare

RIDM, Montreal’s documentary film festival, takes place in November, but festival organizers keep the doc spirit alive throughout the year with monthly screenings at Cinema du Parc. 584 more words

Liz Ferguson

Glow Worm Caves of New Zealand

In a beautiful and slightly spooky series, Shaun Jeffers explores the caves of New Zealand of Waitomo where brilliant glow worms live. Otherworldly stuff… Via Bored Panda:

Life

DOCUMENTARY: The Returned (PBS POV)

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In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law—one of the harshest criminal sentencing policies in the country. The passage of Prop. 362 more words

Mental Health

Your iPhone's Great Great Great Great Grandfather

Your smartphone is very sleek. It may be cutting edge today, but these old-timers were too, in their age. In a very handsome manner, Docubyte… 31 more words

Art/Design

An update on progress from our documentary in the Amazon

Following the last update in late March we entered Achuar territory where we stayed for a period of two weeks. It was a great intoduction to indigenous life in the Amazon and some of the current political complexities which exist in the Achuar nation, complexities which informed our decision to focus on the Sapara and Kichwa communities (see below) for inclusion in the documentary, leaving the material filmed in Achuar territory for use as supporting educational resources published alongside the film. 1,092 more words

Progression As Regression

Ports of call: Callshop Istanbul documents refugee struggles

The parallels are striking: Hind Benchekroun and Sami Mermer’s sensitive documentary Call Shop Istanbul offers a glimpse of refugees and immigrants of various cultures whose lives intersect at call centres in the Turkish hub city. 803 more words

Montreal

Movie review: Callshop Istanbul is lifeline to the displaced

Callshop Istanbul

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Documentary

Directed by: Hind Benchekroun and Sami Mermer

Running time: 96 minutes

“Mushi mushi!” A Japanese woman stands in a cubicle, calling her mom. 388 more words

Montreal