Critical Writing Index

Art and the Documentary

by Marc Glassman

POV, Spring 2009, no. 73, pp. 5-14

Marc Glasman interviews film director John Walker. In the interview Walker discusses his latest film, Passage, it's grounding in the story of the Franklin expedition also known as the search for the Northwest passage. Walker discusses in detail where he draws his inspiration, narrative, aesthetic and the process of creating the film. Glassman’s interview also highlights Walker’s early years as a successful commercial photographer, his transition into film, Walker’s mentors and first art films.

ITEM 2009.015 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Place of the BossJohn Walker

Men of the DeepsJohn Walker

Hidden ChildrenJohn Walker

PassageJohn Walker

Fatal PassageKen McGoogan

Looking For RichardAl Pacino

Chambers: Tracks and GesturesJohn Walker

A Winter TanJohn Walker

Strand: Under the Dark ClothJohn Walker

Give Sorrow WordsMaryse Holder

Native LandLeo Hurwitz