Robert Frank

Interview: Marc Glassman (Part 1 of 2)

In the Toronto film, art and literary communities, Marc Glassman is a true renaissance man and this weekend the former owner of beloved Pages Bookstore synthesizes all of his loves into the Pages Festival (from the 13th to the 15th). In this first part of a two part interview, we talk about how Glassman's previous work has led to the creation of the festival, as well as in depth looks at events with Atom Egoyan and Bob Bossin and talks about urban narratives and the art and future of the book.

The Rare Case of Cocksucker Blues

This weekend, a free retrospective of films by American photographer Robert Frank at the TIFF Bell Lightbox brings a screening of one of the rarest and most controversial rock and roll documentaries of all time: the 1972 look into the touring life of The Rolling Stones, Cocksucker Blues, a film so rare it might not be seen on the big screen (legally) in the city every again.