Award for SSIR

The Houston International Film Festival 2012 has awarded a Gold Special Jury Award to the series, Sex Scandals In Religion. In particular, the prize honours the “Wall Of Silence” episode. Congratulations to Director Alan Mendelsohn and all the crew, and … Continue reading

Globe and Mail: Pedal Power

GLOBE AND MAIL: Pedal Power (CBC documentary channel, 7 p.m.) is a repeat of an excellent, provocative doc made in 2009, about bikes and bike culture. Among the topics tackled by producer Robin Benger is the notorious Igor Kenk, who … Continue reading

East Side showdown

GLOBE AND MAIL: John Doyle weeks picks East Side Showdown (Sunday, 8 January 2012 Documentary Channel, 8 p.m.) A different way to start the New Year is a contemplation of this, a remarkable 1998 doc (made by Robin Benger) about … Continue reading