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In this documentary, Ottawa filmmaker Sarah Fodey speaks to survivors of Canada’s four decade long gay purge. Canada, like most of the Western world became increasingly occupied with national security after…

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Like too many Canadians, filmmaker Sarah Fodey had once never heard of “the fruit machine.” That changed in 2002, when she arranged to meet a man named George Hartsgrove to discuss a potential documentary about his failed attempt to open Canada’s first gay…

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The Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Latest News The : Arts and Entertainment The new documentary The Fruit Machine draws its name from a machine developed to identify gay men (derogatorily known as “fruits”). The film explores how this machine was used as a weapon in a four-decade antigay…

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NowToronto Inside Out Profile

Latest News : Inside Out Profile What do you do in your industry? I mostly write (come up with ideas) and produce (figure out how to finance and execute said ideas), but the film premiering at Inside Out this year is my directorial debut…

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Monday, November 5th, 2018
Photos from The Fruit Machine's post

Huge thanks to the Yukon Queer Film Alliance for an amazing week in Whitehorse. Such 🇨🇦 hospitality. But how could you go wrong with a giant pink moose and a sparkly pink carpet?

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Rainbow Visions Offers a Great Lineup of Films for Its Fourth Annual Fest | Vue Weekly

Thanks to Vue Weekly for the shout-out. Reminder that we're screening in Edmonton on Sunday, November 4th.

Featured • Film • This Week Rainbow Visions Offers a Great Lineup of Films for Its Fourth Annual Fest October 31, 2018by Chelsea NovakAdd Comment A Rainbow of Excellent Films Thu., Nov. 1 – ... See more

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Save the date, Montreal! The Fruit Machine will screen on the 24th of November. Time and location to be announced soon.

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