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Canadian doc filmmaker wounded in Bangkok protests

Chandler Vandergrift, a Calgary documentary filmmaker working on a film about 'oppression and military-invoked violence that has led to a separatist movement,' was wounded in a grenade explosion near a protest camp in Bangkok.
May 20, 2010

Chandler Vandergrift, a Calgary documentary filmmaker working on a film about ‘oppression and military-invoked violence that has led to a separatist movement,’ was wounded in a grenade explosion near a protest camp in Bangkok. According to The National Post, Vandergrift suffered injuries to the brain, legs and arms.

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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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