If you’re on Facebook, you’re probably aware of the “Look Back” movies that it’s generated using your photos and most “liked” posts. You can check out mine, which makes me look like a bacchanalian ladies’ man who plays the accordion, drinks a lot, gets invited to all the best parties, and likes The Smiths and Star Trek. All of which are absolutely true.
What would Rob Ford’s “Look Back” movie look like? I suspect something like this:
Here’s another video, created by Toronto filmmaker Kelly Manchester, which beautifully overlays Rob Ford quotes, both in visual and audio form, over shots of Accordion City:
Here’s one more, which is done in the style of the Conservative Party of Canada’s ads:
I suspect that there’ll only be more of videos as October — when Toronto’s mayoral election will take place — draws closer. The National Post has taken note of these videos, suggesting that a “civilian-led shadow Toronto mayoral campaign is well underway”.