When film and faith collide..
7.1 Running it Back in TENET
October 16, 2020 09:03 AM PDT
We’re so excited to be back with the first episode of our 7th season (or is it the 7th episode of our 1st season?) as we talk about Christopher Nolan's latest thriller, TENET which tells the story of The Protagonist (John David Washington), a time-bending secret agent charged with stopping a futuristic terrorist from destroying the universe. In this 1on1, we're thrilled to have back the host of Face2FaceLive.ca David Peck to talk about TENET's box office fate as well as debate whether or not we think Nolan’s film believes in free will.TIFF20: The Cast of AKILLA'S ESCAPE
September 20, 2020 04:17 PM PDT
Premiering at TIFF20, AKILLA'S ESCAPE tells the story of Akilla Brown (Saul Williams), a drug trader ready to get out of the game. When a routine hand-off goes wrong, Akilla captures one of the thieves, 14-year old Sheppard (Thamela Mpumlwama). As Akilla learns more of the young man's story and befriends his aunt Faye (Donisha Prendergast), Akilla sets out on a mission to rescue the youth from the gang that holds him under their thumb. In this 1on1, we speak to Williams, Mpumlwana and Prendergast about breaking the cycle of poverty, toxic masculinity in this world and speaking to the past.1on1 with Sean Durkin (THE NEST)
September 19, 2020 05:33 AM PDT
With his latest film THE NEST, writer/director Sean Durkin tells the story of charismatic entrepreneur Rory (Jude Law) as he relocates his family to London with dreams of success. As his wife Allison (Carrie Coon) struggles to adapt, the promise of a lucrative new beginning starts to unravel and they must examine some difficult truths about their relationship. In this 1on1, we speak to Durkin about what he believes the differences are between US and UK thinking, why power and gender are so difficult to reconcile in this film and how he defines success.1on1 with Jack Mulhern (ODD MAN RUSH)
September 04, 2020 10:09 AM PDT
ODD MAN RUSH takes to the ice to tell the story of Bobby (Jack Mulhern), a young man who dreams of playing in the NHL yet, after a plague of injuries, finds himself playing in the European minor leagues. In this 1on1, we speak to Mulhern about what it's like to work with hockey's Royal Family, the potential downside of following your dreams, and what he'd say to his younger self if he had the chance.teenFish#11 - Reading WORDS ON BATHROOM WALLS
August 20, 2020 01:55 PM PDT
Based on the best-selling book, WORDS ON BATHROOM WALLS is a story about mental health, trust and loving others (and yourself). As he enters his senior year of high school, Adam Petrazelli's (Charlie Plumber) world is turned upside down when he's diagnosed with severe mental illness. As he struggles to keep his new reality a secret from those around him, he also falls in love with a brilliant classmate who shows him what it means to be honest about who you are. This month, Daniel welcomes Rebecca and Steve to talk about struggling with mental health, perspective and loving others.1on1 with Lech Majewski (VALLEY OF THE GODS)
August 16, 2020 07:25 AM PDT
Directed by Lech Majewski, VALLEY OF THE GODS tells the story of a burned out writer (Josh Hartnett) who is invited to write a biography for noted recluse and richest man in the world, Wes Taurus (John Malkovich). In this 1on1, we speak to Majewski about working with the Navajo in preparation for the film, what it means to have power and how his career as a cinematographer has influenced his filmmaking.1on1 with Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine (BOYS STATE)
August 16, 2020 07:14 AM PDT
In their AppleTV+'s new documentary, BOYS STATE, directors Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine shine a light on a weeklong camp experience for young teenage males where they work together to create a functioning model of the US Government. In this 1on1, we speak to Moss and McBaine about the pressure of power, masculinity and gender politics amongst the young men and whether or not their feelings about the US political system have changed as a result of the experience.1on1 with Jemaine Clement (I USED TO GO HERE)
August 15, 2020 08:03 AM PDT
A comedy veteran, Jemaine Clement returns in his latest film, I USED TO GO HERE as David, a college professor who invites one of his former students Kate (Gillian Jacobs) to return to her alma mater as a guest speaker and, potentially, join the faculty herself. In this 1on1, we speak to Clement about whether or not he thinks you can truly go home again, what he thinks his character is looking for and what he thinks makes great comedy today.1on1 with Kalia Love Jones (THE POWER OF HOPE)
August 13, 2020 07:53 AM PDT
At the young age of 13-years-old, Kalia Love Jones has a word for the next generation in her first animated short, entitled THE POWER OF HOPE. Encouraging and challenging, HOPE tells the story of a young girl who finds the power to overcome her obstacles when she hears a speech from former First Lady Michelle Obama. In this 1on1, we speak to Jones about the challenges she faced when creating her first film, what she believes the power of hope is and whether or not she feels it's hard to cling to that during tough times.1on1 with Andrea Dorfman (SPINSTER)
August 07, 2020 05:21 AM PDT
In her latest comedy, SPINSTER, director Andrea Dorfman tells the story of Gabby (Chelsea Peretti), a middle-aged woman fears that she'll never find love and chooses to forge her own path. In this 1on1, we speak to Dorfman about why culture struggles so much with celebrating singleness, how Chelsea Peretti came to be involved in the project, and what she thinks we're looking for in life.
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