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6th DMZ Docs(2014)

I AM DOCU



Controversies

Ryan MCKENNA

  • Canada
  • 2014
  • 16min
  • DCP
  • black and white

Synopsis

Using archival audio from the popular Action Line talk show, when it was a cultural phenomena in Canada in the 1980s, the moderator – Peter Warren – has been edited out, focusing instead on the colorful characters that would call-in.

Controversies unfolds like a filmed picture book, as we watch people listen to the various callers express their opinions and gripes on the day.​

Review

Director

  • Ryan MCKENNA

    Ryan McKenna was born in the francophone city of St. Boniface, and moved to Winnipeg to study history at the University of Winnipeg. His films include the award winning shorts Bon Voyage ‘09 and Chinatown ‘09, the television documentaries Honky Tonk Ben ‘11 and Survival Lessons ‘13, and his acclaimed first feature The First Winter ’12 (Moscow International, Raindance, IndieLisboa). Controversies (2014) The First Winter (2012) Honky Tonk Ben (2011) Survival Lessons (2013) Bon Voyage (2009) Chinatown (2009)​ 

Credit

    Contact

    Contact   Ryan Mckenna

    E-mail  rmckenna1@gmail.com​