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Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
Hamilton Babylon: A History of the McMaster Film Board
By Stephen Broomer

Hamilton Babylon is a fascinating study of the tension between art and business in the growth of the Canadian film industry.

Published Feb 2016
The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul
The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul
Edited by Gina Freitag and André Loiselle

Featuring chapters on Pontypool, Ginger Snaps, 1970s slasher films, Quebec horror, and the work of David Cronenberg, among many others, The Canadian Horror Film unearths the terrors hidden in the recesses of the Canadian psyche.

Published Oct 2015
Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'
Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'
By Rebecca Sullivan

Bonnie Sherr Klein’s “Not a Love Story” provocatively examines the first Canadian film to explore pornography’s role in society from a feminist perspective.

Published Jul 2014
John Paizs's  Crime Wave
John Paizs's Crime Wave
By Jonathan Ball

In John Paizs’s ‘Crime Wave,’ writer and filmmaker Jonathan Ball offers the first book-length study of this curious Canadian film.

Published Jan 2014
John Fawcett's Ginger Snaps
John Fawcett's Ginger Snaps
By Ernest Mathijs

Few studies of Canadian cinema to date have engaged deeply with genre cinema and its connection to Canadian culture. Ernest Mathijs does just that in this volume, which traces the inception, production, and reception of Canada’s internationally renowned horror film, Ginger Snaps (2000).

Published Aug 2013
John Walker's Passage
John Walker's Passage
By Darrell Varga

Varga illuminates how the film can be viewed through the lens of Harold Innis's theories of communication and culture, opening up the work of this great Canadian political economist to film studies.

Published Aug 2012
Donald Shebib's 'Goin' Down the Road'
Donald Shebib's 'Goin' Down the Road'
By Geoff Pevere

Pevere provides behind-the-scenes history and explores how the movie’s meaning and interpretation have changed over time.

Published Jun 2012
Bruce McDonald's 'Hard Core Logo'
Bruce McDonald's 'Hard Core Logo'
By Paul McEwan

Featuring interviews with McDonald himself and others involved in the film, Bruce McDonald’s ‘Hard Core Logo’ provides an engaging look at one of Canada’s most mythologized movies.

Published Aug 2011
Guy Maddin's My Winnipeg
Guy Maddin's My Winnipeg
By Darren Wershler

Through an exploration of My Winnipeg's major thematic concerns - memory, the cultural archive, and how people and objects circulate through the space of the city - Wershler contends that the result is a film that is psychologically and affectively true without being historically accurate.

Published Sep 2010
Allan King's A Married Couple
Allan King's A Married Couple
Zoe Druick

The fifth volume in the Canadian Cinema series, this work is an accessible and engaging introduction to a controversial film and its fascinating director.

Published Aug 2010