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VIFF 2017: Dina

A documentary love story from the 'non-typical' end of the neurological spectrum which is honest and intimate without exploiting its subjects. more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2017: Maison du Bonheur

What defines a person? A beautiful apartment, a smile, a collection of shoes, memories? A Canadian filmmaker in Paris spends a month unraveling and illuminating one woman's life. more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

A revealing doc about the pioneers of an art revolution which is now so ubiquitous that its history is often forgotten. more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Shall I compare thee to a summer chaos? more

POETRY

Jennifer Delisle recounts the tale of Jean Chaulk: servant, mother, grandmother, shipwreck saviour. more

FACT 1 Comments

It's human nature to jump to the wrong conclusion–and stick with it. more

Essays

From "Come Cold River," a collection of poetry revealing critical insights about her family and Canada. more

Poetry

An appreciation of Dante's "Commedia." more

Columns

Some four hundred people have jumped off the Bloor Street Viaduct since it was built in 1919, or roughly one every three weeks—if you're keeping ghoulish score. more

FINDINGS 1 Comments

Jill Mandrake reviews Joe Ollmann's graphic novel about a high school biology teacher who suddenly remembers being abducted by aliens. more

Reviews

The canoe as a fetish object, a misreading of Canadian history and a symbol of colonial oppression. more

Columns

Despite hardships and dangerous slums, Nicaragua maintains a sense of hope that draws back to the democratic days of the Sandinistas. more

Columns

A young Canadian man visits family in Pakistan to settle a generational feud. more

Dispatches

Entries from the index of "An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth" by Chris Hadfield, a memoir of his service as Commander of the International Space Station. more

FINDINGS

Does a house that has been home to four generations of one family still hold their electricity? more

Dispatches 3 Comments

Stephen Osborne discovers that some of the most startling papers in the city archives are the letters and diaries of the first archivist himself. more

Dispatches

In the farmer’s market, a quintessentially Canadian setting, much of Canada is not visible. more

Columns 2 Comments

A new pet kitten becomes part of the family. more

Dispatches

There may be more to reality TV than meets the eye. more

Columns

Headlines featuring crack-smoking mayors and election fraudsters. more

Dispatches

ADVICE FOR THE LIT-LORN
WRITING QUESTIONS, QUANDARIES & PICKLES

Why did my history prof take off marks for writing that a certain general in history was “aggravating”?

Aggro, Prince George BC

Read the answer from Geist Editors!

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