“Hellbound?”–controversial, critically acclaimed, but Canadian? No way!

There’s a reason why I steer clear of government programs designed to facilitate or protect homegrown art. On one level, such programs lead to a climate of mediocrity where artists are supported not because they’re exceptionally gifted but merely because they fall into whatever category the government has deemed important this year. By way of [Read More…]

Good news, my Canadian friends — “Hellbound?” to air on TV April 1

A 52-minute version of Hellbound? will air on CBC’s Documentary channel on April 1, 2013. Think of it as an extended trailer for the full, 85-minute film, which will release on DVD, iTunes, etc. on May 28. [Read more…]