TOWER by Kazik Radwanski
KRIVINA by Igor Drljaca
The Bastard Sings the Sweetest Song
For many thousands of years mankind has explored one form of medicine or another. It comes as no surprise that there are possible complementary and alternative treatments to "modern" medicine which merit study. Here is my exploration of 25 years that ends with the use of bee stings in an effort to cure my own cancer.
Filmmaking pioneer, homeopath rebel, adventurer, rapper, father, fiddler, and lover of life; John Board has worn many hats in his 79 years on this planet.
Of all the hats he’s worn, John is best known in Canada’s film circles. As one of our preeminent first assistant directors, John has worked with some of Canada’s, and the world’s most renowned filmmakers: Louis Malle, Norman Jewison, Alan King, Sturla Gunnarson, Philip Borsos, and perhaps most notably, David Cronenberg who has collaborated with John on many of his films. Throughout the years John has crossed paths with such distinguished acting talents as Jeff Goldbloom, Geena Davis, Genevieve Bujold, Jeremy Irons, Richard Harris, Peter Weller, Judy Davis, James Woods, Deborah Harris, Christopher Plummer, Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Christopher Walkin, Mila Jovovich and countless others.
Ask anyone for an anecdote from one of John’s sets, and there’s a good chance you’ll hear about John Board’s Hollywood Survival Kit. After launching in 2002, This homeopathic remedy kit was distributed worldwide via the web and has helped more than one actor, crew member or producer cure a headache, relieve stage fright and much more.
In the fall of 2010 John Board was diagnosed with Lymphoma. John is facing the challenge with the energy, wisdom and courage.
Muscle ekes out a living in Georgetown, Guyana raising fighting cocks and songbirds, but he’s also trying to get his mother Mary off the booze. At 75, Mary’s had a number of falls wandering outside the family compound, looking for a drink. Mary drinks to forget though she’s still able to recite by heart some of her lost poems to family who listen with love and admiration. Her determination to thwart Muscle, and his attempts to control her drinking, has led her son to take more drastic action.
A slyly funny character study about a thirty-something loner who tries to keep the world at arm’s length.
A Bosnian immigrant who fled to Toronto after the civil war returns to his homeland in search of a missing friend who has been implicated in war crimes, in this quietly chilling and finely surreal meditation on confronting traumas of the past.