Wednesday, July 28, 2021: Matt Damon, Penn Jillette and Tracey Deer

Today on Q: actor Matt Damon, magician Penn Jillette, and director Tracey Deer.

Today on Q: Matt Damon, Penn Jillette, Tracey Deer

Actor Matt Damon, magician Penn Jillette and filmmaker Tracey Deer. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images, Ethan Miller/Getty Images, Dory Chamoun)

Today on Q, with guest host Eli Glasner:

  • Matt Damon tells us what attracted him to the role of a damaged blue collar, red state American in his new film Stillwater, a departure from a career's worth of heroes and romantic leads, and what it was like to premiere the film in front of an in-person audience in Cannes. 

  • Magician Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller talks about his four-decade career and his recent work with Jamie Allan's Illusionarium — a new experiential magic exhibit scheduled to open in Toronto at the end of July.

  • Director Tracey Deer talks about her powerful debut film Beans — a coming-of-age story based on her own childhood experience of the 1990 Oka Crisis.

WATCH | Official trailer for Stillwater:

WATCH | Official trailer for Jamie Allan's Illusionarium:

WATCH | Tracey Deer's full interview with Tom Power: