Lovers and Fighters

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Lovers and Fighters

Year: 2015
Duration: 14 minutes
Producer: Kelli Kieley
Genre: Lifestyle

When artists face adverse circumstances and unusual challenges, they do not shy away, but instead pursue their passions with more gusto and determination. Step inside the lives of these passionate individuals and understand their unique and thought provoking artistic endeavors that they have relentlessly pursued for your viewing pleasure.

Episodes

Episode 1

Meet Andrew, a graffiti artist pioneer. Challenged with his art being accepted, Andrew embarks on a project to capture the beauty of Ontario’s nine rivers. See the journey to his latest piece, The Nine Rivers Romance.

Episode 2

Christian is an artist and musician who hosts themed pop up art exhibits. After losing his gallery, then a fire in his apartment, he still continues to work hard to achieve things that he believes are beyond his ability.

Episode 3

Istvan has had difficulty in garnering appreciation for his art. Feeling oppressed, banned from several museums, and considered an art criminal, he refuses to give up and continues with his controversial blood artwork.

Episode 4

Meet Corpusse, inspired by Alice Cooper, who began performing in the 80's in the punk rock scene. Now dealing with an illness that has slowed him down, Corpusse continues his work and won’t let his passion for his art die.

Episode 5

James Zirco Fisher turns his dark electro-pop band SQUID LID into a global phenomenon. But underneath the masks, lights and colours of this electric EDM act, all is not as sparkly.

Episode 6

Meet playwright/actress Lindsay Kyte as she launches her play Tomkinsville. See her journey to realizing this unbelievable 8 year long labour of love, and how to survive life in Toronto with no reliable income.

Episode 7

Punk rocker Lex Gore's life is equal parts charmed and tragic - at varying moments. The film follows her pagan Toronto island marriage and the evolution of their band, Adaptive Reaction.

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