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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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