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Face2Face with David Peck

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Face2Face is hosted by change maker David Peck and is rooted in casual conversation and intelligent inspiration. David interviews film makers, actors, writers and artists of various kinds and he does it in a fun, thoughtful and entertaining way. Check out this weekly podcast where David honors and celebrates people who believe in the power of little things, the splash and ripple effect and who are rolling up their sleeves to make the world a better place. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Face2Face is hosted by change maker David Peck and is rooted in casual conversation and intelligent inspiration. David interviews film makers, actors, writers and artists of various kinds and he does it in a fun, thoughtful and entertaining way. Check out this weekly podcast where David honors and celebrates people who believe in the power of little things, the splash and ripple effect and who are rolling up their sleeves to make the world a better place. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Face2Face is hosted by change maker David Peck and is rooted in casual conversation and intelligent inspiration. David interviews film makers, actors, writers and artists of various kinds and he does it in a fun, thoughtful and entertaining way. Check out this weekly podcast where David honors and celebrates people who believe in the power of little things, the splash and ripple effect and who are rolling up their sleeves to make the world a better place. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English

Contact:

4168773570


Episodes

Richard Jenkins & The Last Shift

2/26/2021
Richard Jenkins and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his delightful new film The Last Shift, simplicity, connecting with a script, context and complications, emotional intelligence, and why there are no magic endings. Trailer Watch the film on Google Play, YouTube and Amazon Prime. Synopsis: Stanley (Richard Jenkins), an aging fast-food worker, plans to call it quits after 38 years on the graveyard shift at Oscar’s Chicken and Fish. His last weekend takes a turn while training his...

Duration:00:25:19

Watson, Whales & Courage

2/17/2021
Paul Watson and Face2face host David Peck talk about Watson, protest, shipwrecks and the environment, whale oil and weapons, Sun Tzu, The Art of War, courage and action, interdependence and lessons learned from indigenous cultures. Trailer Watch the film here on The Impact Series. And for more info about Sea Shepherd and the work Paul does head here. Synopsis: Co-founder of Greenpeace and founder of Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson has spent 40 years fighting to end the destruction of...

Duration:00:34:07

Minor Miracles, Truth & Journalism

2/12/2021
Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Face2Face host David Peck talk about minor miracles, conduits for truth, journalism, craft and art, humility and openness, Immanuel Kant and the ethics of engagement. Human Rights Watch Festival - February 18th to 22 - 2021 Get your tickets here: The annual Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival brings human stories to life in a manner that empowers the audience to demand justice for all. By using film as a medium, Toronto Human Rights Watch...

Duration:00:41:36

The Mimic, Sociopaths & Febreeze

2/11/2021
Thomas Sadoski, Thomas Mazziotti and Face2face host David Peck talk about The Mimic, socio-paths, loss, the old school, mental health issues, rapid fire dialogue, and why you need to keep ringing the bell. Trailer Find out more about the film here. Synopsis: Based on a true story, this clever, intriguing, and hyperbolic comedy follows the main character - the Narrator (Thomas Sadoski) who is befriended by his young new neighbor 'the Kid’ (Jake Robinson), after he joins the local...

Duration:00:24:19

Empathy, Fear and Immigration

2/4/2021
Pier-Phillippe Chevigny and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Rebel, social issues, extreme militant groups, empathy, fear and education, nature versus nurture, listening to each other and why he has faith in the next generation. Trailer Find out more about the film here. Watch it now! Here on Vimeo. Synopsis: Alex, a six-year-old boy from Quebec, is oblivious to the thousands of refugees entering Canada illegally to avoid deportation. Yet when his father takes him along to a...

Duration:00:37:35

Violation, Trust & Relationships

1/28/2021
Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli and Face2face host David Peck talk about their unsettling new film Violation, trust and dysfunctional relationships, catharsis, time and the healing of wounds and how the past informs how we see each other. Trailer Find out more about the film here Synopsis: Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli’s deeply disturbing debut feature is a chilling, gruesome portrait of trust, loyalty, and sibling rivalry. The film pulls the audience through a dark...

Duration:00:48:21

Freedom & The Democracy of Running

1/21/2021
Kate McKenzie, Martin Parnell and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their important new film The Secret Marathon, hope and resilience, gender justice, staying curious, sharing and giving back, and the democracy of running. Trailer Find out more about the film here Synopsis: When the first Afghan woman stood up for her freedom and ran in the Marathon of Afghanistan, she started a movement for equality that spread around the world. Zainab’s story inspired legendary marathon runner,...

Duration:00:51:45

Poetry, Comedy & The Dark Divide

1/17/2021
Tom Putnam and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his delightful new film The Dark Divide with David Cross and Debra Messing and we chat about poetry, comedy and the journey ahead, relational caretaking, re-evaluating leadership and the difference between searchers and dreamers. Trailer Find out more about the film here. Synopsis: The Dark Divide is based on the true story of renowned butterfly expert Dr. Robert Pyle’s (David Cross) perilous 1995 journey across one of America’s largest...

Duration:00:32:28

Scott Adkins, Max Cloud & Martial Arts

1/9/2021
Scott Adkins and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new sci-fi comedy Max Cloud, inspiration, passion and commitment, growth and uncomfortable situations, and the influence of martial arts on his life. Trailer Now available to rent on: iTunes and YouTube Synopsis: 1990. Brooklyn. Teenager Sarah loves playing video games with her best friend Cowboy. One evening after an argument with her father Tony, Sarah finds herself magically propelled into her favorite game, The Intergalactic...

Duration:00:27:18

Bella Ciao, Solidarity & Songs of Resistance

1/3/2021
Taran Kootenhayoo, Michael Springate and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their film Bella Ciao, reconciliation through actions and not words, dramatic expectations, symbols of despair, looking after each other and songs of resistance. Trailer And you can screen it now on Vimeo in memory and honour of Taran and his recent passing on December 31st. Learn more about the film here. Synopsis: Carolyn Combs’ ensemble drama is a searching film about home and displacement, isolation and...

Duration:00:45:33

Sing Me A Song, Technology & Worldview

12/31/2020
Thomas Balmès and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful new film Sing Me A Song, Bhutan and the West, universal stories, our addiction to technology and realities that you cannot write. Trailer Synopsis: Sing Me a Song is a new documentary feature by acclaimed filmmaker Thomas Balmès (Babies, Happiness). With Sing Me a Song, Balmès returns to one of the subjects of his award-winning Happiness. A nuanced portrait of a young man’s introduction to the world, the film follows...

Duration:00:28:58

Eternal Beauty, David Thewlis & Home Life

12/24/2020
David Thewlis and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful, comical and touching new film Eternal Beauty, which also stars Sally Hawkins. They talked art as power, home life and mental health, relationships and being there. Trailer Watch here Synopsis: Jane (Sally Hawkins) was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in her early twenties, when she had a breakdown after being stood up at the altar by her fiancé. After spending time in mental hospitals, where she was given shock...

Duration:00:26:50

Resilience, Resistance & Responsibility

12/11/2020
Dieudo Hamadi and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film Downstream from Kinshasa, resilience over resistance, responsibility and reality, politics and the human condition and a desire for life and a better tomorrow Trailer Synopsis: Dieudo Hamadi returns with his latest portrait of his native Congo, honouring survivors of his country’s Six-Day War in 2000. Since making his feature documentary debut in 2013, Dieudo Hamadi has produced an unparalleled body of work that captures...

Duration:00:51:21

76 Days, The Pandemic & Hope

12/3/2020
Hao Wu and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his beautiful, brilliant and important new film 76 Days, similarity through difference, united healthcare workers and hope, community and commonality that lead to understanding and personal, powerful, human stories. Trailer Website Watch in a Virtual Cinema Synopsis: On January 23rd, 2020, China locked down Wuhan, a city of 11 million, to combat the emerging COVID-19 outbreak. Set deep inside the frontlines of the crisis in four hospitals,...

Duration:00:33:35

Fireball, Werner Herzog & Meteors

11/29/2020
Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer and Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds, curiosity, mystery wonder and friendships, serendipity and deep cultural impact, micro meteorites and the oldest thing in the universe. Trailer Now Available On Apple TV+ Synopsis: Following their Academy Award-nominated work on “Encounters at the End of the World” and Emmy-nominated “Into the Inferno,” Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer’s new film “Fireball:...

Duration:00:33:02

Chick Fight, Comedy & Community

11/20/2020
Paul Leyden and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his laugh out loud, fun new film Chick Fight, empowerment, fighting back, losing his soul, why tuna, toast and baked beans are so important to him. Trailer Available On Demand and Digital Synopsis: Chick Fight follows Anna (Malin Akerman) as she navigates a particularly challenging juncture in her life: she still hasn’t reconciled with the recent death of her adored mother, she’s just discovered that her loving and supportive father is...

Duration:00:39:06

Mental Health, Stigma & Youth

11/13/2020
Noemi Weis and Face2Face host David Peck talk about a mental health crisis with young people, suicide, listening well, loneliness and isolation, breaking the stigma, human rights and why community starts in the family. Trailer More info here Synopsis: This character-driven and cinematic feature film is the first of its kind to bring the exclusive voices of young people to the forefront talking about youth mental health. It is their personal accounts that drive the film’s narrative...

Duration:00:41:30

Climate Change, David Suzuki & Hope

11/10/2020
David Suzuki and Face2Face host David Peck talk about anger and hope, the 60th Anniversary of The Nature of Things, the reality of climate change, robust science, human control and economics as the dominant narrative. Trailer More info here Synopsis: To launch the 60th season of CBC’s The Nature of Things, David Suzuki goes to the front lines of the climate rebellion, and into the streets that raged with protests this summer, to paint a vivid portrait of a generation in revolt. In...

Duration:00:40:46

Truth, Wisdom & Indigenous Identity

11/6/2020
Grace Dove and Face2Face host David Peck talk about rebuilding Indigenous Identity, truth and authenticity, safe spaces, representation, the wisdom of her ancestors, her new film Monkey Beach and how we just might be able to save each other. Trailer More info here Synopsis: Waking up in her East Van apartment nursing another hangover, Lisa (Grace Dove) is served notice by her cousin’s ghost (Sera-Lys McArthur), "Your family needs you." Reunited with her Haisla kin in Kitimaat Village,...

Duration:00:51:07

Resistance, Art & Sonic Highways

10/28/2020
Shane Belcourt and Face2Face host David Peck talk about Amplify, resistance, Metis history and voice, interpretation and interconnectedness, sonic highways, identity politics, music and art and what it reveals about culture and us. Trailer More info here. Synopsis: Our Endless Resistance featuring songwriter Shane Belcourt author Maria Campbell and Métis Rights Advocate Tony Belcourt. Métis songwriter Shane Belcourt, finds inspiration looking back on interviews he did with celebrated...

Duration:00:46:49