Freelancer on the Front Lines

Directed by Santiago Bertolino
2016 | 1 h 26 min

Soundtrack composed & performed by Esmerine.

This fast-paced documentary follows Canadian freelance reporter Jesse Rosenfeld’s journey across the Middle East. Having made the region the focus of his work, he shows us the thorny geopolitical realities on the ground and explores how journalism practices have changed in the age of the Internet. From Egypt to Turkey and Iraq by way of Israel and Palestine, filmmaker Santiago Bertolino captures the ups and downs of a new kind of journalism in action.


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Madame Tutli-Putli

Directed by Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski
2007 | 17 min

Soundtrack includes performances by Rebecca Foon (cello) & Bruce Cawdron (percussion).

This stop-motion animated film takes viewers on an exhilarating existential journey into the fully imagined, tactile world of Madame Tutli-Putli. As she travels alone on the night train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past, she faces both the kindness and menace of strangers. Finding herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure, adrift between real and imagined worlds, Madame Tutli-Putli confronts her demons.