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Indie film charity changing the world1 min read

14 November 2010 < 1 min read


Indie film charity changing the world1 min read

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Jacob Medjuck used to say that his debut movie, Summerhood, was fun — but it wouldn’t change the world.

And now it’s changing the world.

Medjuck, 34, learned filmmaking the hard way. The Halifax native was almost a mechanical engineer but he quit a semester short of graduating because he got accepted at film school.

“Ever buy a chocolate bar to support the high school choir or a sports team?” asks Medjuck. “It’s the same thing, only instead of selling chocolate bars, we sell tickets to independent films — the ones that win at Berlin, Sundance, SXSW. They’re all on board.”

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via Toronto Sun

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