Doc Soup Calgary Presents: PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW
Posted on February 3, 2016
The Israeli documentary PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW (formerly titled THRU YOU PRINCESS) will screen on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 as the month's Doc Soup selection.
Presented by Hot Docs and the Calgary International Film Festival, the screening will take place at Cineplex Eau Claire at 7 p.m.
PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW chronicles a cross-continental musical collaboration between American YouTube persona Princess Shaw and the Israeli mash-up artist who propels her into internet fame.
When 38-year-old Samantha Montgomery's YouTube videos are sampled by Tel Aviv musician Kutima as part of his "Thru You" YouTube mash-up project, Princess Shaw's popularity explodes.
A crowd-pleasing documentary about an everyday performer and a stranger who admires her work, PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW explores themes of loneliness, anonymity and connectivity in the digital age.
For more information or interviews, please contact:
Laura Carlson; Calgary International Film Festival
403-452-4845 (office); 587-700-0116 (cell)
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Doc Soup Calgary is a monthly feature-length documentary series presented in partnership between the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival. The series is now in its ninth year, and runs from November 2016 to April 2017. Screening on the first Wednesday of each month, Doc Soup showcases six of the latest and most acclaimed Canadian and international documentaries, bringing local audiences the finest in inspiring and intelligent non-fiction cinema from across the globe.Back to news page