Category Archives: Documentary

Carbon Arc Cinema review: Copa 71

I am the Artistic Director at Carbon Arc Cinema, where our mandate is to show independent Canadian, international, and documentary films. I'm part of a group of programmers who choose the films we screen.  Directed by James Erskine and Rachel Ramsay | Written by Erskine, Ramsay, and Victoria Gregory | 90 min | Carbon Arc…Read More

Carbon Arc Cinema review: Once You Know

I am the Artistic Director at Carbon Arc Cinema, part of a group of programmers who choose the films we screen. This weekend we're screening a 4K restoration of Guy Maddin's 1990 film, Archangel, and a documentary from 2020, largely in French, called Once You Know. Directed by Emmanuel Cappellin | 104 min | Carbon Arc…Read More

Carbon Arc Review: The Mission

I am the Artistic Director at Carbon Arc Cinema, part of a group of programmers who choose the films we screen.  Written and Directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss | 103 min | Carbon Arc Cinema  Not to be confused with the Roland Roffé epic from 1986, this is a documentary centred on the…Read More

Carbon Arc Review: Joan Baez I Am A Noise

I am the Artistic Director at Carbon Arc Cinema, part of a group of programmers who choose the films we screen.  Directed by Miri Navasky, Maeve O'Boyle, and Karen O'Connor | 113 min | Carbon Arc Cinema  That this documentary has three directors could be a reflection of both it's scale — a comprehensive look…Read More