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Three things you may not know about….

Toronto's Hot Docs fest starts at the end of this week, and one special feature of this year's edition is a retrospective on filmmaker Ron Mann's work. Mann spent some time with realscreen between recutting his docs for the retrospective and taking mushroom supplements. Here are three things you may not know about Ron Mann.
April 27, 2009

Toronto’s Hot Docs fest starts at the end of this week, and one special feature of this year’s edition is a retrospective on filmmaker Ron Mann’s work. Mann spent some time with realscreen between recutting his docs for the retrospective and taking mushroom supplements. Here are three things you may not know about Ron Mann.

1.I have a collection of Pee Wee Herman action figures.

2.I do yoga five times a week.

3.I don’t consider myself a documentary filmmaker, I consider myself a cultural historian.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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