The Manitoba Scene got filmmaker Deco Dawson to write an essay about his award-winning short film Keep a Modest Head, an experimental biopic about French surrealist Jean Benoît. (Dawson debuted the film in his hometown of Winnipeg at WNDX last night.)
Title Magazine has a brief piece on Jeff Krulik’s legendaryHeavy Metal Parking Lot, but the article places the film into some great context and is thus worth a read. I’d never think to compare the film to Casablanca, but it makes sense.
The Winnipeg Free Press has a great personal profile of Cecilia Araneda, the executive director of the Winnipeg Film Group and a filmmaker herself who was born in Chile before her family was forced to move north following the ouster of Salvadore Allende in 1973.