Workman Arts: 20TH RENDEZVOUS WITH MADNESS FILM FESTIVAL - Nov 9 to 17
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11:10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - TIFF Bell Lightbox
The Changing World of Documenting Madness, Rated R
Madness has always fascinated filmmakers. This symposium explores the changing attitudes, politics, and perspectives surrounding mental illness as portrayed in documentary films from Titicut Follies through to recent digital docs being filmed in the 21st Century.
Titicut Follies, Frederick Wiseman, USA, 1967, English, 84 minutes, Documentary Feature
Completely Cuckoo/Asylum, Charles Kiselyak, USA, 1997, English, 47 minutes, Documentary
Here at Home (Chez Soi), Mental Health Commission of Canada and the National Film Board of Canada
*In attendance, Geoff Pevere (Moderator), Frederick Wiseman (Filmmaker) via Skype, Charles Kiselyak (Filmmaker), Pat Caponi (Panelist), Manfred Becker (Filmmaker), Paula Goering (Mental Health Professor) and Jijian Voronka (Consumer Research Consultant).
7 p.m. - TIFF Bell Lightbox
In Pieces, Paule Baillargeon, Canada, 2011, English, 81 minutes, Documentary Feature, TORONTO PREMIERE, Rated 14A
*In attendance, Tara Marshall (Moderator) and Paule Baillargeon (Filmmaker).
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