The Popcorn Man

3:10 / Canada / 2021 / Super 8 / "Black Coral" by Vision Fortune (with permission)

Synopsis: Inspired by Popcorn Dan (Coxon), the gregarious 3rd class popcorn vendor aboard the RMS Titanic, this film tells an alternative version of his story through a prairie cult lens. Starring Blair Colwell, Cassandra Lavoie, Erica Maier, Julie Maier and Caitlin Taylor.

Director: Lenore Maier

Artist bio: Lenore (she/her) is a musician, sound designer and filmmaker based in Saskatoon, SK, on Treaty 6 Territory. She plays drums and sings in Saskatoon surf pop band The Garrys. She also produces ambient electronic works as Ursa and has worked in the realms of film score composition and live theatre sound design. She is a co-founder of Grey Records, a small cassette label based in Saskatoon.  In the past she has organized with Girls Rock Saskatoon and is the founder of FEMFEST! (2017-2019), organizer of The Salt Shaker Festival (2018-present), and the Saskatoon One Take Super 8 Event (2019-Present). She has worked for other music festivals including Swamp Fest, and Regina Folk Festival and has been a FACTOR juror since 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan.