A few months ago Biff Bam Pop was lucky enough to talk to director Sean Cisterna and members of the cast of the sweet Canadian comedy Moon Point (you can revisit that right here). Sean and I have kept in touch and I’ve been eagerly watching the progress he’s been making on his next film, a documentary that, as you’ll see, fits right in with our 31 Days Of Horror feature. I asked Sean if he would explain for himself what he’s working on. Take it away, Sean.
“Behind every man now alive stand 30 ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living”. – Arthur C. Clarke
Several months ago I was listening to a CBC radio program when on came the troupe from Halton Paranormal. I had recently wrapped up a festival tour of my previous film, a quirky narrative comedy called Moon Point, and wasn’t really looking for a new project…but the voices on the radio were just too compelling to ignore. I did a bit of digging around and eventually got a hold of the group and arranged to meet them, just to see if there was anything else to their story that could justify spending an hour’s worth of screen time with them. It was at this meeting I met Kim Hadfield-Verheul, the eccentric, charming and intense lead investigator of the group.
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Joyce Vincent became an overnight UK tabloid sensation when her skeletal remains were discovered two and a half years after her death in a dingy subsidized flat.
On the surface it appears she had no one. Upon entering the North American premiere of the documentary Dreams of a Life during the Hot Docs Film Festival, I hadn’t the foggiest clue who Joyce Vincent was and departed the screening with the question unanswered.