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Baichwal to direct doc based on Margaret Atwood’s ‘Payback’

The National Film Board of Canada has announced through its blog (www.blog.nfb.ca) that it has recently optioned the film rights for Margaret Atwood's recent non-fiction book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. The film, now just entering the development stage, will be directed by Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God) and produced by Ravida Din (Family Motel).
April 27, 2009

The National Film Board of Canada has announced through its blog (blog.nfb.ca) that it has recently optioned the film rights for Margaret Atwood’s recent non-fiction book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. The film, now just entering the development stage, will be directed by Jennifer Baichwal (Manufactured Landscapes, Act of God) and produced by Ravida Din (Family Motel).

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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