Shawney Cohen


Canadian doc The Manor earns special mention in Karlovy Vary

Shawney Cohen’s film (pictured) about a family running a Guelph strip club had its world premiere at this year’s Hot Docs film festival.


Karlovy Vary: Canadian filmmaking wave stirs sleepy Bohemian spa town

Talk among Canadian directors and producers attending a Canada Day dinner Monday night turned to a logjam of Canadian titles vying for plum slots at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.


Hot Docs ’13: In a “Manor” of speaking…

Shawney Cohen (pictured, right) talks about his debut feature doc The Manor, which follows his family’s strip club business and kicked off the Hot Docs festival in Toronto.

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Hot Docs ’13: KinoSmith picks up The Manor, Blackfish

Distributor KinoSmith has picked up Canadian rights to feature documentaries The Manor (pictured) and Blackfish, both of which will screen at Hot Docs in Toronto over the next 11 days.

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Hot Docs to open with Cohen’s Manor

The Manor (pictured), the debut documentary from Canadian filmmaker Shawney Cohen, will have its world premiere as the opening night film at this year’s Hot Docs festival in Toronto.