Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Video
Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin speaks with guest host Piya Chattopadhyay about her latest documentary, "Trick or Treaty". The film details the legacy of the James Bay Treaty, also known as Treaty 9, a controversial agreement between the government and First Nations in Ontario from 1905. Obomsawin discusses the challenges of bringing this story to the screen, and how she views her role as a filmmaker in the on-going struggle for indigenous rights.
Oct 23, 2014 | 5:32Q Jill Soloway at Q Live in LA Video
Q Jill Soloway at Q Live in LA Oct 23, 2014 | 5:32Emmy-nominated TV writer Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under) joins Jian to talk about her new critically-celebrated series "Transparent" -- a dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender woman who comes out to her family.
Oct 22, 2014 | 21:10Q Martin Short at Q Live in LA Video
Q Martin Short at Q Live in LA Oct 22, 2014 | 21:10From SCTV to the big screen, Canadian-American comedian Martin Short joins Jian to talk about his new memoir "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend", which details his transformation from "showbiz-obsessed kid" to Hollywood funnyman.
Oct 21, 2014 | 13:11Q Sandra Oh at Q Live in LA Video
Q Sandra Oh at Q Live in LA Oct 21, 2014 | 13:11Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winning actress Sandra Oh joins Jian to reflect on life post-Grey's Anatomy and her memorable turn as Dr. Cristina Yang. She also shares her Canadian ex-pat take on Hollywood and, for the first time, reveals her involvement in an animation project called "Window Horses".
Oct 14, 2014 | 17:51Q "The Look of Silence" director Joshua Oppenheimer Video
Q "The Look of Silence" director Joshua Oppenheimer Oct 14, 2014 | 17:51Joshua Oppenheimer, the Oscar-nominated director of "The Act of Killing", joins Jian to discus his follow-up documentary "The Look of Silence". The latter follows Adi, a man who confronts the men responsible for killing his older brother during the Indonesian military coup of the mid 1960s.
Oct 1, 2014 | 5:43Q Lena Dunham defends "Girls" Video
Q Lena Dunham defends "Girls" Oct 1, 2014 | 5:43In this clip from her feature chat with Jian, Lena Dunham tackles the criticism of her show "Girls" head on, including allegations of nepotism, being too white, and being resigned to "navel gazing".
Oct 1, 2014 | 4:41Q Lena Dunham on honesty and privacy Video
Q Lena Dunham on honesty and privacy Oct 1, 2014 | 4:41In this clip from her feature chat with Jian, Lena Dunham reflects on her delicate relationship with privacy and how it is influenced with her desire to be honest with herself and with her craft.
Sep 23, 2014 | 18:17Q Andrea Martin brings her Lady Parts to Studio Q Video
Q Andrea Martin brings her Lady Parts to Studio Q Sep 23, 2014 | 18:17Andrea Martin joins Jian to discuss Lady Parts, her revealing new memoir about her colourful career and hidden personal struggles. The former SCTV cast member has had many memorable film and television roles, acclaimed one-woman shows, and show-stealing successes on Broadway.
Sep 12, 2014 | 2:49Q Anna Kendrick explores her dark side Video
Q Anna Kendrick explores her dark side Sep 12, 2014 | 2:49In this clip from her full interview in Studio Q, Anna Kendrick is asked about her "nice girl" image and ponders over whether she has a "kitten drowning" dark side, or simply has a "secretly boring" side.
Sep 12, 2014 | 24:14Q Anna Kendrick recounts "The Last Five Years" Video
Q Anna Kendrick recounts "The Last Five Years" Sep 12, 2014 | 24:14Anna Kendrick, star of the surprise hit "Pitch Perfect", returns to musicals with "The Last Five Years". The film, based on an off-Broadway show of the same name, tells the story of a struggling actress and a rising novelist who fall in and out of love. The Tony and Oscar-nominated actress joins Jian to discuss her role in the unapologetically sincere film, why she's returned to musicals after saying she was "done with singing" and what she makes of the way "The Last Five Years" frames love.
Sep 11, 2014 | 4:37Q Ethan Hawke on Robin Williams Video
Q Ethan Hawke on Robin Williams Sep 11, 2014 | 4:37In this clip from his feature chat with Jian Ghomeshi, Ethan Hawke reflects on how he was affected by Robin Williams' passing, how his early collaboration with him on Dead Poet's Society shaped his career, and how even as a young man he could sense that he was in pain.