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Saturday, April 30th, 2016

AUX Interview: Låpsley

Somewhere in the middle of the California desert, Låpsley (née Holly Låpsley Fletcher), is trying to manage a poor connection while discussing her March 4th debut full-length, Long Way Home. She’s at the celebrity-studded Coachella festival, and though she tends to favour the more “rugged” music fests, she is excitedly discussing acts like Anderson Paak

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Interview: Director Pedro Asbeg Discusses Black and White Democracy

Fear of police, social tyranny and a highly repressive government once marked everyday life in Brazil. In the Pedro Asbeg directed documentary Black and White Democracy (Democracia em Preto e Branco), Asbeg spotlights an exceptional period in Brazilian history when football, rock ‘n’...

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Interview: Director Susanna Lira Talks Samba Ladies

The 7th annual Brazil Film Fest – in Toronto — begins on November 27th, and one of this years must see films is Samba Ladies (Damas Do Samba), directed by Susanna Lira. Samba Ladies captures the rich, multifaceted and unheralded history...

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

RIFF Docs Interview: March Of The Gods – Botswana Metalheads Director Raffaele Mosca

March of the Gods-Botswana Metalheads provides a fantastic glimpse into a music subculture few know anything about. While metal is associated with white bands and fans, in Botswana, heavy metal has developed into a small but strong group...

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Van “Piano Man” Walls: A conversation with director Steven Morris

Film: Van “Piano Man” Walls: The Spirit of R&B Director: Steven Morris Showtime: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, Sunday/June 15, 12:30pm If there were ever a documentary that genuinely earned the title “a labour of love” it is director Steven...

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Hot Docs Interview: Shield And Spear Director Petter Ringbom

The compelling documentary Shield and Spear had its world premiere at this year’s Hot Docs International film festival. New York-based director Petter Ringbom takes the viewer on an insightful journey into South Africa ─ 20 years into democracy ─ via the...

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

AUX Interview: We Were Lovers

In 2008, We Were Lovers was a 6 piece band with an indie rock/pop sound. Ash Lamothe and his brother found lead vocalists Elsa Gebremichael, and the original line-up went on to release an EP entitled, The...

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

AUX Interview: A K U A

Montreal-based singer A K U A discovered her love of singing at 10 years old, but it took a case of stalking to rattle the once-timid singer enough to actually pursue it. “In my freshman year, I...

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

AUX Interview: Kool Thing

It was a fateful meeting three years ago in an old Paris bar that brought Jon Dark and Julie Chance together. Dark, originally from Sydney, Australia, was DJing, and Chance, living in Berlin by way of Dublin, was...

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

In Conversation with Director Kamila Jozefowicz

“Galumphing is the seemingly useless elaboration and ornamentation of activity. It is excessive, exaggerated, and uneconomical. We galumph when we hop instead of walk, when we take the scenic route instead of the efficient one..when we are...

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