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  • Northern Exposure: Future//Present at VIFF
    Northern Exposure: Future//Present at VIFF

    By Jordan Cronk “This film tells the story of a boy who turned into a bird.” Portending something fantastic, these are the first words spoken More →

  • Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, US)
    Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, US)

    By Phil Coldiron Liberty City, the Miami neighbourhood Barry Jenkins hails from and the setting for much of Moonlight, his exceptional second feature, has a More →

  • Cinema Scope 69 Editor’s Note
    Cinema Scope 69 Editor’s Note

    By Mark Peranson We interrupt our regularly scheduled depressed editor’s note to instead speak from a place of anger-tinged despondency. Usually at this late point More →

  • Rat Film (Theo Anthony, US)
    Rat Film (Theo Anthony, US)

    By Jordan Cronk Searching society’s margins for cultural lifeblood is a timeworn trait of nonfiction cinema. With Rat Film, director Theo Anthony goes one step More →

  • From the Other Side: Exiled in Trumpland
    From the Other Side: Exiled in Trumpland

    I moved to the United States on October 22, 2000, to work as an IT consultant in New York City just a few days before the infamous presidential election that saw George W. Bush lose the popular vote and ultimately “defeat” Al Gore, after the conservative Supreme Court controversially halted the Florida recounts. More →