The hard-muscled, gentle-hearted Teddy Bear

Danish filmmaker Mads Matthieson directs first-time actor and former bodybuilder Kim Kold in Teddy Bear a film about a man hard in muscle, soft at heart and weak in confidence. Matthieson sweetly juxtaposes the rough and the cuddly to tell an unusual but hope-filled story about different types of love: family, romantic and cross-cultural. The… Read more »

Canadian skate culture explored in documentary

The documentary Hicks on Sticks tells the story of a group of skateboarders and musicians on a late ’90s tour of Western Canada with the mission of bringing skate culture to kids with nothing else to do in small towns. The Martlet’s Alan Piffer interviewed director Soren Johnstone about his experiences making Hicks on Sticks.