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In Peterborough, Pastor Billy cures arthritis, back pain, bone spurs, lymphoma, stage four liver cancer, sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation Read more

Dispatches

David Koulack spends Yom Kippur in a packed gymnasium in Paris among a beehive of activity and a cacophony of sound. Read more

Dispatches

VIFF 2015: Paradise

An understated film which shows yet another side of Iranian cinema. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: The Gardener

A film about filmmaking and ideas, as usual, from Iran's Mohsen Mahkmalbaf Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

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Photo by Alfred Cheney Johnston

How much does a photograph really capture the essence of a person? Read more

Columns 1 Comments

From Scrapbook of My Years As a Zealot, published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2008. Read more

FINDINGS

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Ann Noël

After fol­low­ing Virgil down through the var­i­ous infer­nal cir­cles, Dante reaches the frozen lake where the souls of trai­tors are trapped up to their necks in ice. Read more

Columns 4 Comments

On her first communion, a young girl searches for peace of mind in a world of purgatory, UFOs and the Lennon Sisters. Read more

Dispatches 7 Comments

Derek Matthews has to be the ugliest boy in the class but I like him. I’ve liked every boy except Barry Pumphrey now. Barry Pumphrey likes me. Read more

Essays

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