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Michael Moore and talking ethics at TIFF

The New York Times mentions two events from the Toronto International Film Festival - the screening of Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story and the doc conference session 'Honest Truths: Documentary Filmmakers on Ethical Challenges in Their Work.' The article focuses on the fact that the ethical codes used by documentary filmmakers, and says, 'for those who look to documentary films for guidance about matters as serious as business, politics and the meaning of life: let the viewer beware.'
September 18, 2009

The New York Times mentions two events from the Toronto International Film Festival – the screening of Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story and the doc conference session Honest Truths: Documentary Filmmakers on Ethical Challenges in Their Work.’ The article focuses on the ethical codes used by documentary filmmakers, and says, ‘for those who look to documentary films for guidance about matters as serious as business, politics and the meaning of life: let the viewer beware.’

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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