TIFF 2020: No Ordinary Man Review

No Ordinary Man is a stunner of a documentary. It’s a hybrid really, in which the filmmakers Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt add just the right dose of creative fiction to galvanise the largely forgotten history of a trans icon, American Jazz musician Billy Tipton.

Hot Docs 2014: Children 404 Review

Children 404 Special Presentation The effect of Pavel Loparev and Askold Kurov’s look at being young and gay in Putin’s Russia is like finding a mournful and sad plea for help stuffed inside a bottle set adrift at sea. A powerful assembly of first person looks at persecution, bullying, and being forced to live in […]