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Charity

Parastoo Anoushahpour, Faraz Anoushahpour, Ryan Ferko
2021 | 36 min
Interactive Documentary
English with French Subtitles

Trailer



Long Synopsis


One and Two-Liner


About the User Experience


About the MOCA–NFB Partnership


Q&A with the Artists


Additional Reading

Excerpt #1


Excerpt #2


Excerpt #3


Images


Charity surrounded by a protective fence to shield the public from falling objects. ©NFB

Still from film shot of Cathedraltown. ©NFB

Image created by community members to illustrate the danger of falling sculpture fragments. ©NFB

Evidence shared in the municipal hearing for the unwanted cow. ©NFB

Two park benches look out at the location where the Charity sculpture once stood. ©NFB

Residents of Cathedraltown protesting in front of Charity.

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Team


Parastoo Anoushahpour, Faraz Anoushahpour & Ryan Ferko
Creators


Photo




Jeremy Mendes
Producer


Photo
Photo : Adam Gilmer




Rob McLaughlin
Executive Producer


Photo
Photo : Emily Cooper



Credits

A project by
Parastoo Anoushahpour
Faraz Anoushahpour
Ryan Ferko

Written by
Parastoo Anoushahpour 
Faraz Anoushahpour 
Ryan Ferko

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada in Partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

Camera, editing and sound design
Parastoo Anoushahpour
Faraz Anoushahpour
Ryan Ferko

UI Design and Development
Thinkingbox

Performer
Chantria Tam

3D Modeller
Vincent McCurley

Sound Recording
Benjamin Barton

Production Manager
Amy Gotting

Colour Correction
Dave Roman

Sound Mastering
Joshua Stevenson

French Translation
Marie-Eve Fortin

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

Adjunct Curator
Rui Mateus Amaral

Artistic Director
November Paynter

 

National Film Board of Canada

Producer
Jeremy Mendes

Executive Producer
Rob McLaughlin

Project Manager
Camille Fillion

Senior Production Coordinator
Jasmine Pullukatt

Operations Managers
Camille Fillion
Janine Steele

Studio Administrator
Victoria Angell

Marketing Manager
Laurianne Desormiers

Publicist
Jennifer Mair

Marketing Coordinator
Éric Bondo

Information Technology
Sergiu Raul Suciu

Digital Platforms
Catherine Perreault

Legal Services
Peter Kallianotis

Social Media
Hannah Martin

Licensed Photos from
Metroland York Region / Susie Kockerscheidt
Metroland York Region / Tim Kelly

News footage courtesy of
Rogers Media Inc.
Bell Media Inc



Press Relations

  • About the NFB

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is one of the world’s leading digital content hubs, creating groundbreaking interactive documentaries and animation, mobile content, installations and participatory experiences. NFB interactive productions and digital platforms have won over 100 awards, including 21 Webbys. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.

  • About MOCA

    MOCA (formerly known as the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art – MOCCA) has been celebrated for its incisive, artist-centric approach to programming, and hospitable visitor experience.

    MOCA is motivated by our belief that museums can be culturally and socially useful. We promote exceptional artistic thinking and provide a community space for discourse and creativity.

    Working across all contemporary art forms, we empower the local Toronto art scene, while informing the international. MOCA is an accessible, welcoming hub rooted and engaged in a culturally rich neighbourhood; it is here, through art, that you can feel the specialness of this invigorating and hyper-diverse city.