Earlier this Spring I was lucky enough to catch this great documentary called The English Surgeon at HotDocs, an intimate portrait of a brain surgeon working in an ill-equipped Ukrainian hospital and dealing with the moral and ethical issues that often exist between doctor and patient relationships. It was an amazing movie to see, and […]Read more "Movie review: The English Surgeon"
I found this on YouTube, a great video done by some students in Portland, Oregon. Their assignment was to learn about a genocide, and they chose the Holodomor. Great job!Read more "Holodomor school project"
From the Globe & Mail: Toronto — A film about a British neurosurgeon’s heroic efforts to bring relief to tumour victims in Ukraine has won the $10,000 award for best international feature documentary at the 15th annual Hot Docs festival. The North American premiere of The English Surgeon, directed by Geoffrey Smith, was one of […]Read more "‘The English Surgeon’ wins HotDocs!"
I just got back from the first of two screenings of The English Surgeon from HotDocs in Toronto, and I must say it was quite an amazing movie! Excellent story, beautiful music and cinematography makes this movie a must-see. It is airing only once more this Wednesday at 4:30pm if you can make it, I […]Read more "Last chance for ‘The English Surgeon’ Wednesday in Toronto"
The Hot Docs 2008 film festival is fast approaching and runs in Toronto from April 17th to 27th. One of the most talked about documentaries is The English Surgeon, an intimate portrait of a brain surgeon working in an ill-equipped Ukrainian hospital and dealing with the moral and ethical issues that often exist between doctor […]Read more "‘The English Surgeon’ to air in Toronto next week at Hot Docs"