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The crime rate is high. So is the mayor.

Welcome to York, a city plagued by crime, corruption and a brutal garbage strike. With an election looming, Mayor Tom Hogg (Pat Thornton), is caught on video smoking crack. Now he’s desperate to get his hands on that video. But so are Hogg’s many enemies, including his eco-friendly opponent (Kathleen Phillips); a vigilante cop out for revenge (Danny Polishchuk); a grieving girl on the run (Melinda Shankar) and a timid but tenacious journalist (Siobhan Murphy). They all want to take the Mayor down, but Hogg and his crew of dirty cops aren’t going out without a fight…

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We Talked to the Director Whose New Movie Has Left Rob Ford's Family Furious

'Filth City' filmmaker Andy King talks about Toronto's strange times, being called a "scumbag" by Doug Ford, and the everlasting legacy of the late mayor. Read the article

Big 101.1

Rob Ford inspired film ‘Filth City’ features crack-smoking mayor: Co-writer Danny Polishchuk talks with BIG Mornings

Comedian, Actor and co-Writer Danny Polishchuk joined BIG Mornings with Kris & guest co-host Pete Smith to talk about his film ‘Filth City’ which is loosely based on the Rob Ford crack-video scandal. It’s created headlines recently after Doug Ford on CP24 said the ‘makers of Filth City shouldn’t cross the street when he is driving down the road’ while the film screens on March 25th to a sold out crowd closing the Canadian Film Festival in Toronto. Read the article

Global News

‘Filth City’ movie inspired by ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s crack scandal

A movie titled Filth City, closing out this year’s Canadian Film Fest, looks to be inspired by the late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his crack scandal.

The movie poster for the film shows a Rob Ford lookalike named Mayor Hogg, played by Kingston, Ont.-born actor Pat Thornton, smoking a pipe under a banner which reads “The crime rate is high. So is the mayor.” Read the article
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CP24

Ford says maker of 'Filth City' shouldn't cross the street when he is driving down road

Former city councillor Doug Ford made a veiled threat at the makers of a new film that’s loosely based on the late Rob Ford’s crack video scandal on Wednesday, suggesting that they shouldn’t cross the street when he is driving down the road. Read the article

Yahoo News

Doug Ford slams 'scumbags' behind movie inspired by Rob Ford's crack scandal

The Canadian-made film Filth City is supposed to be a dramatic re-telling of the former mayor’s highly-publicized crack cocaine scandal and the media circus that surrounded it. The movie is set to be released on March 25, three days after the one year anniversary of Rob Ford’s death, and not everyone seems ready to take a walk down memory lane with a story that comes with a fictional spin on events. Read the article

The Hamilton Spectator

“Scumbags:” Doug Ford calls movie based on Rob Ford scandals ‘hurtful’

Former city councillor Doug Ford said the movie loosely based on the life of his late brother Rob Ford is "hurtful" and called the people behind the film "scumbags." Read the article

102.1 The Edge

‘Filth City’ Is Inspired By The Late Rob Ford’s Crack Video Controversy

The trailer for a new movie called “Filth City” was released March 1st and its generated quite the conversation in the GTA. Read the article

103.1 Fresh Radio

‘Filth City’ movie inspired by ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s crack scandal

A movie titled Filth City, closing out this year’s Canadian Film Fest, looks to be inspired by the late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his crack scandal. Read the article

The Morning Show

Filth City: The Rob Ford Movie

A new movie based on the Rob Ford crack scandal is set to premier on March 25. But is the film in bad taste? Read the article

24 Hour Toronto

Movie inspired by Rob Ford crack video

Rob Ford probably would have laughed his head off. But not everybody is laughing.

The movie poster for the movie, Filth City, shows a Rob Ford look-a-like, named Mayor Hogg, smoking a pipe under a banner which says: “The crime rate is high, so is the mayor.” Read the article

Canoe

Movie 'Filth City' inspired by Rob Ford crack video

Rob Ford probably would have laughed his head off. But not everybody is laughing. Inspired by the former mayor’s crack scandal, it’s a new Canadian-produced movie, which will premier March 25 at the Scotiabank Theatre. The movie trailer boasts it was “inspired by true” events and has a classic line: “There’s a video of the mayor smoking crack.” Read the article

The Toronto Star

Doug Ford calls movie based on Rob Ford scandals ‘hurtful’

The trailer for “Filth City” a movie about “Tom Hogg,” the drug-addicted mayor of the fictional city of York, is out now. The film is set to premiere in Toronto later this month. Read the article

City News

Movie based on Rob Ford's crack scandal made by 'scumbags' says Doug Ford

Doug Ford is the calling the makers of an outlandish dark comedy about his late brother’s crack video scandal “scumbags.” Read the article

Newstalk 1010

WATCH: DOUG FORD CALLS DARK COMEDY BASED ON HIS BROTHER, "DISGUSTING"

Doug Ford isn't mincing words. He calls the makers of a movie, loosely based on his late brother, "scumbags." The dark comedy, Filth City, is set to debut on the closing night of Canadian Film Fest on March 25th. Read the article

ET Canada

New Movie Satirizes Late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s Crack-Smoking Scandal

An out-of-control mayor will stop at nothing to extricate himself from scandal when when video surfaces that shows him smoking crack.

Not only was that the real-life story that played out with former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, it’s also the plot of an upcoming movie called “Filth City”. Read the article

680 News

Movie based on Rob Ford's crack scandal made by 'scumbags' says Doug Ford

Doug Ford is the calling the makers of an outlandish dark comedy about his late brother’s crack video scandal “scumbags.” In an interview with CityNews on Tuesday night, Ford also called the timing of the film’s release — just days after the first anniversary of Rob Ford’s death — “tasteless.” Read the article

blogTO

Someone made a movie based on the Rob Ford crack scandal

The putatively dark comedy directed by Andy King shows a power hungry mayor wrapped in controversy who will stop at nothing to make sure the video of him smoking crack doesn't get into the wrong hands.

Based on the trailer, the movie looks entirely outlandish, but we'll reserve judgment until it's actually been screened. Read the article

Daily Hive

There's now a major motion picture inspired by the Rob Ford crack scandal

While we may never know the whole story, this soon to be released dark comedy crime story from filmmaker Andy King will certainly resonate with residents in The 6ix. Read the article

Winnipeg Sun

Movie inspired by Rob Ford crack video

Rob Ford probably would have laughed his head off. But not everybody is laughing. Read the article

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  • RT @patthornton: For Canadian Film day let me recommend Roller Town and Filth City.