Dork Shelf talks to Nova Scotia based writer and director Shandi Mitchell about her debut feature The Disappeared, about the differences between writing for publishing and film, her connection to the ocean, shooting on 16mm, and the recent cultural fascination with mortality under extreme conditions.
Win one of five pairs of run-of-engagement passes to see The Disappeared, opening Friday, November 1st in Toronto.
It's a busy weekend at Toronto theatres, so here's some brief looks at some other films opening this weekend: the British crime saga Ill Manors, the biopic Hannah Arendt, the mournfulOrthodox Jewish arranged marriage story Fill the Void, the rock doc The Sheepdogs Have at It, and several films playing the Female Eye Film Festival.
No DVD column this week, but we'll return with it next week. Instead, we take a look at a whopping FIVE film festivals kicking off in Toronto this week: the 7th annual Canadian Film Fest, the Canadian Music Week Film Fest, Water Docs, the 13th annual aluCine Latin Film Festival, and Creepy Christian Cinema.