Media Room

Recessionize! For Fun and Profit!

Screenings

Thu, May 5 10:45 PM
The ROM Theatre

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Sat, May 7 7:30 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2

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56 minutes | Canada  | English French German Italian Dutch  | North American Premiere | Rating: PG


Berlin prostitutes offer eco-discounts, a French hotel promises a hamster experience, Camp Millionaire opens for kids: When times get tough, businesspeople get inventive. Director Jamie Kastner is the ringmaster on this sardonic road trip through world markets. Traveling through California, Europe and Dubai, he encounters opportunists making the most of the economic crisis. Playfully juxtaposing the present day with ironic anecdotes from the Great Depression of the 1930s, Kastner uses humour and a great deal of pluck to lay bare the entrepreneurial spirit rising from the rubble of recession. Michelle Latimer

Screening with Incident by a Bank

Subjects :


Director(s)
Jamie Kastner

Producer(s)
Jamie Kastner
Diana Warmé - Line Producer

Writer(s)
Jamie Kastner

Cinematographer(s)
Derek Rogers

Editor(s)
Greg West

Composer(s)
David Wall
Susan Kastner

Sound
Jason Milligan
Ed Krupa

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