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Filmmaker Theo Anthony talks "Rat Film," yoga balls, and the limits of nonfiction

Filmmaker Theo Anthony talks 'Rat Film,' yoga balls, and the limits of nonfiction

Earlier this year, "Rat Film" director Theo Anthony appeared on the local podcast "10 Frames Per Second," co-hosted by City Paper Photo Editor J.M. Giordano. The conversation circled around Anthony's film, which screens at the Parkway for two weeks beginning Sept. 15, but it also touched on, in depth, his past work and a number of topics related to craft, truth in photography, and the changing definitions of photojournalism. I thought the discussion provided a more nerd-out kind of dialogue than you're used to seeing from City Paper and from outlets covering film. So I thought we would offer up part of this conversation so that our readers can get a...