Make Me Famous, having its Canadian premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs Cinema Jan. 20 through Feb. 1, is an investigation into the life and apparent death of Detroit-born Edward Brezinski, a charismatic Lower East Side painter on the fringe of success, who thwarted his career with antics that […]
This LGBTQ documentary delves into the life and past of Lyle XOX, the Canadian artist who has become an international sensation by using his face as a canvas. He was featured here on The Art Junkie earlier this summer.
This exceptional documentary tells the story of decades of opposition to Jumbo Glacier Resort, a mega ski development proposed for the heart of the Central Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, one of Canada’s most pristine areas. The film (by Sweetgrass Productions and Patagonia) highlights the tension over building […]
This short documentary by The Perennial Plate exemplifies the gift of making art out of travel. It collapses three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into one beautifully executed day – with an emphasis on food that makes the mouth water. I watched three times before […]