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Portrayal Free Q & A Recorded with Director Billie Mintz, Danny Webber, Roman Lapshin and Aysa Lapshin

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PORTRAYAL follows Roman across three continents and five nations as he puts together the pieces of a mysterious puzzle and come to terms with a family legacy and his own personal journey of restoration, growth and healing.

Webinar with filmmakers and moderated by Wendy Honig

Billie Mintz, the director, writer, producer and cinematographer of the film Portrayal. Billie Mintz is an award winning filmmaker and investigative journalist who has produced and directed seven feature length documentaries and spent two successful seasons both in front and behind the camera as a featured host on National Geographic’s signature series “Explorer”. His last feature “The Guardians” which is currently on Amazon Prime, premiered at the 2018 Hot Docs Festival, and has gone on to win numerous awards. His second feature, “The Ponzi Scheme” is an investigation into victims of personal financial fraud which was distributed internationally by Forward Entertainment and premiered on The Sundance Channel. His 2015 feature documentary “Jesus Town USA”, executive produced by SKY ATLANTIC, had its world premiere at AMDOCS (The American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs) and international premiere at Hot Docs, before airing on Showtime, CBC and Netflix and has been aired globally. It can now also be seen on Amazon Prime.

Danny Webber, a Producer and Executive Producer of the film is recognized by Who’s Who Legal® and Lexpert® as one of the top entertainment lawyers in Canada. His firm Hall Webber LLP is the official legal counsel to the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and Canadian Screen Awards and represents a diverse clientele on all matters relating to development, production, financing, Intellectual property, licensing, corporate organization and distribution in the film & television, live theatre, music, publishing, interactive media, sponsorship & endorsements, sporting, e-sports and special events industries. He has also executive producer on more than 20 film & television productions and is a founding member, president and chair of the board of the non-profit Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company.

Roman Lapshin, who is the subject of the film Portrayal, was born in Israel with Russian heritage, Roman immigrated to Toronto, Canada where he began his journey to create cinema. Roman Lapshin is an award winning director and cinematographer. Capable of filling roles from directing to visual effects to grip work, he excels at various positions.

Asya Lapshin is a subject in the film and is Roman’s mother.

Film Website: https://www.portrayalfilm.com/

Sponsored By Dale & Edward Filhaber 

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    65 minutes