Monday 16 April 2018

Paige Smith Interview - Filmed in Canada Ep.59

Alexander is joined by local filmmaker Paige Smith to discuss her experimental short Watching Us. Paige details her interest in exploring how the act of being watched may alter one’s behaviour, the pornography industry's effect on society’s understanding of female sexuality and the challenge to be true to oneself when others have a different idea of how we should behave.

Download this episode here. (32 MB)

Follow Paige's tweets as @paigemarysmith. We also use the Twitter as @filmedincanaduh.

Monday 2 April 2018

Léolo - Filmed in Canada Ep.58

William and Alexander examine controversial critics' fave Léolo. TIFF ranked the 1992 movie as the fifth all-time best Canadian film but these podcasters are unsure about its reputation. Their chat covers expectations of the coming-of-age story, potentially unethical demands on young actors and disturbing sexual awakenings.

Download this episode here. (49 MB)

IMDb links to the movies mentioned in this episode are here: Léolo, Naked Lunch; and we talked about C.R.A.Z.Y. on a previous episode of this podcast. Mr. Fly compiled TIFF's all-time top Canadian films, expanded to a list of 100, on Letterboxd.