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Lost in Translation: Making Movies with “The Duddy Kravitz of Tokyo”

It all started with a voice mail message left by a then-unknown cell phone caller on my phone at home. It sounded something like this: “Hurro…Rod…this is Haru. (Long pause…) Please call me at 333-…” After that, my ability to decipher went downhill faster than the ratings of a CBC television comedy. It turns out …

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The three faces behind the Yukon Film Society: There’s more than one way to eat popcorn

A group of movie lovers gathers on a frigid Sunday in Whitehorse. In an apartment living room, they watch movies and eat popcorn. They laugh with a good comedy and are swept away with a gripping drama. But the home of Yukon Film Society president Michael Vernon is not being used just for a good …

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A MITY Good Long Weekend of Cinema

DAWSON CITY I t’s a Sunday night in March in Dawson City. Outside, the snow falls lightly in the crisp calm air. But inside the Odd Hall it’s hot. The bulb on the video projector is still cooling while David Curtis, clad in a robin-egg blue suit jacket and a crisp new white dress shirt, …

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