BRUCE MCDONALD

BRUCE MCDONALD

BRUCE MCDONALD is one of Canada’s pre-eminent cult filmmakers.

He’s become infamous for his comment that he’d buy „a big chunk of hash” with the money he won at the Toronto International Film Festival for his debut feature Roadkill in 1989.

Anyone who’s seen one of his films knows he wasn’t joking. Two other films in his road trilogy, Hard Core Logo and Highway 61 followed. In between executive producing and directing the television series Twitch City, he’s directed episodes of Queer as FolkDegrassi: The Next GenerationThe Tournament, and This is Wonderland. McDonald also directed the films Dance Me OutsidePicture Claire, Claire’s Hat, and The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess.

In 2007 he directed The Tracey Fragments starring Ellen Page, opening the Panorama program at the Berlin Film Festival. His most recent feature Pontypool premiered at The Toronto International Film Festival in 2008.

Geddy Lee (Rush) at Massey HallGeddy Lee (Rush) at Massey Hall Geddy Lee of Rush journeys back to the 1970s when all the world was a stage at Massey Hall.

Geddy Lee of Rush journeys back to the 1970s when all the world was a stage at Massey Hall.

Care Failure (Die Mannequin) at 102.1 The EdgeCare Failure (Die Mannequin) at 102.1 The Edge

As a troubled teen Care Failure found solace in 102.1 The Edge, an alternative rock station that plays music as reckless as she is.

Cancer Bats at Adrift Clubhouse Cancer Bats at Adrift Clubhouse

Punk rock stars and skateboarders Cancer Bats reveal the magic DIY community behind the heavily spray-painted door of the Adrift Clubhouse.

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