Doc Filmmaking Pioneer Allan King Dies at 79

June 16, 2009 by admin  
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The Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) has reported the very sad news that pioneering cinéma vérité  filmmaker Allan King has passed away in Toronto after a battle with brain cancer. “Allan was simply one of the most influential documentary filmmakers who ever stepped behind the camera,” Piers Handling, Toronto International Film Festival Group head told indieWIRE. “Gentle, kind, immensely approachable, he was attracted to situations of change and people in crisis. He …
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