Becoming Barbie

Becoming Barbie

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This sobering and enlightening documentary examines eating disorders that have become commonplace in a society where diet products are a $74 billion dollar industry.

Culture Jam: Hijacking Commercial Culture

Culture Jam: Hijacking Commercial Culture

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This documentary profiles a new brand of revolutionary--the Culture Jammer.

Fate Scores

Fate Scores

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Two strangers, a guitarist and an introspective young woman, cross paths at a long bench along the side of a city building. One by one, additional strangers join the pair on the bench. Amidst a whirlwind of interactions that lead to both harmony and discord, the guitarist and the young woman eventually discover they have something special in common.

FLESH

FLESH

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In this idiosyncratic documentary, Tami Wilson looks at women and meat in a society obsessed with flesh. Are there parallels between how women and animals are packaged in popular culture?

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

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A documentary tracing the prolific career and impact on contemporary art by three young, gay artists who formed the General Idea collective in Toronto in 1969.

i luv spam

i luv spam

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i luv spam is a modern interpretation of the Faust theme: today the Devil lives in cyberspace and, in exchange for your soul, will make your unsolicited email come true. It explores greed and concludes that cuberspace is soulless.

Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue

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This documentary blends startling statistics with expert testimony and a mock public service announcement to deliver a hard message to swallow about rising antidepressant use among children.

Mixed Signals

Mixed Signals

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A scrambled satellite signal blurs televised images into a kaleidoscope of sound and colour to starkly portray the co-option of religious dogma for profit and political gain.

The Nukie Series

The Nukie Series

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Toronto animator Jonathan Amitay uses his sand and chains stop-motion animation in this newly released compilation of four short films. The films provide a springboard for discussions on the issues of nuclear technology, world peace and media literacy.

Of Lines and Men: The Animation of Jonathan Amitay

Of Lines and Men: The Animation of Jonathan Amitay

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Of Lines and Men: The Animation of Jonathan Amitay profiles the genius of animator Jonathan Amitay, a Toronto-based artist who uses his innovative stop motion animated films to explore issues such as ecology, nuclear war and human rights.