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We Regret to Inform You: Deconstructing Disability

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The notion that “disabled” and “productive” are mutually exclusive identities is skewered in We Regret to Inform You, a lively short doc from Northwest Studio that exposes the institutional obstacles facing Canadians living with disability. Heidi Janz was born with cerebral palsy: her mobility and speech are severely impaired. So when she recently lost her

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Fort Mac Dreamin’

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The recent dramatic drop in world oil prices may be playing havoc with economic forecasts, but it has upped the creative stakes in Working the Dream, a feature doc about Fort McMurray that has just wrapped its final shoot. Established as a 19th century fur trade post, Fort Mac is now the epicentre of Canada’s

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Wiebo’s War hits Canadian theatres this October

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*Edited Nov. 23, 2011: Additional theatrical dates have been set for this film. See Wiebo’s War in Montreal starting Dec. 1  at the Montreal CinéRobothèque and in Edmonton at Metro Cinema starting Dec. 2. “If you’re looking for a documentary that puts the power of journalism on display, this is it.” – Matt Kieltyka, Metro

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Wiebo’s War hits Canadian theatres this October

FilmsNews

*Edited Nov. 23, 2011: Additional theatrical dates have been set for this film. See Wiebo’s War in Montreal starting Dec. 1  at the Montreal CinéRobothèque and in Edmonton at Metro Cinema starting Dec. 2. “If you’re looking for a documentary that puts the power of journalism on display, this is it.” – Matt Kieltyka, Metro

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