Sunday, November 1, 2009 8 to 9 am ET, CFRU 93.3 FM
My guest Min Sook Lee is an award winning documentary filmmaker. She’s been nominated two times for the Gemini award in the Best Social/Political Documentary category for her documentaries El Contrato and Tiger Spirit. Tiger Spirit was also a finalist for the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary at the 2009 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Her doc ‘Hogtown: The Politics of Policing’ was honoured with the Best Feature-length Canadian Documentary award at the 2005 Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival. Her short docu-poems, Borderless and Sedition have played around the world from Beirut to Berlin. She was also presented with the Cesar E. Chavez Black Eagle Award for El Contrato’s impact on the rights of migrant workers. Min Sook premiered her latest documentary ‘My Toxic Baby’ at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2010 she will release the documentary “Badge of Pride”, a look at gay cops in Canada. Min Sook will also see the release of her first dramedy series She’s the Mayor on Vision TV, Co-Created with Jennifer Holness and Sudz Sutherland.