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Allan King events celebrate filmmaker at TIFF

A book launch and TIFF screening will celebrate Canadian filmmaker Allan King's 1969 documentary A Married Couple.
September 2, 2010

A book launch and TIFF screening will celebrate Canadian filmmaker Allan King’s 1969 documentary A Married Couple. King’s doc follows the collapse of a middle-class marriage and a restored version will be shown at the film fest. In conjunction, a book called Allan King’s A Married Couple by Zoë Druick will have its launch on September 8. Druick’s book uses a scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis to trace the film’s influence on the documentary genre and Canadian filmmaking. A Married Couple screens at TIFF in the Canadian Open Vault program of the festival, on September 10.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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