Website of Ariel Fisher, Freelance Writer

Ariel Fisher, Freelance Writer

Ariel calls Toronto home – a city bustling with an ever-expanding food and film culture. A fan of subversive cinema, she has contributed to Rue Morgue Magazine, as well as websites Row Three and Sound on Sight, where she was assistant film editor. She has been a guest on various podcasts including MAMO, Time Bandits, The Dew Over, and the Matinee Cast. She has also written for such websites as Gotham News, Xavier Pop and Movie Marker.

Recent Writing

The Last Laugh at Hot Docs 2016

When I was 15 years old, I worked at the local movie theatre. One of my coworkers, who wasn’t Jewish, decided he wanted to tell me a joke about Jews. Against my better judgment, I told him to go ahead. “What’s the difference between a Jew and a pizza?” he asked. I...

League of Exotique Dancers at Hot Docs 2016

Last night, Rama Rau's rousing documentary League of Exotique Dancers opened the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival with a bang. One of my favourite films of the festival thus far, it's an exhilarating look at the lives of aging icons of...