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HIGHLIGHTS

Zepeda’s film has a way of encouraging one to loosen up and recognize the real shit going on. Bathroom humor is rarely so effective.”~ POV Magazine 

I was kind of knocked back on my heels by the film. I thought this was going to be a funny little film about a “silly subject” but instead I got a funny little film that made me think much more than most more serious films. ~ Unseen Films

Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man is a silly, but frequently smart look at a shitty global situation. The Gate Entertainment Magazine

Lily Zepeda’s portrait of World Toilet Organization founder Jack Sim finds the subtle tension behind an unapologetically crass character. ~ Toronto Now

The film is a charming triumph of a character piece. ~ Scene Creek

The film succeeds in creating an intimate portrait of a quirky, and eccentric individual full of compassion, love and wit who uses his ingenuity and skills to create a meaningful dialogue on shit. ~ The Extra Mile

If you’re going to tell the story of a guy obsessed with poop, director Lily Zepeda at least knows how to make it palatable. ~ Slash Film


REUTERS – Pooper hero: Singapore’s ‘Mr.Toilet’ wants to make sanitation sexy

BREAKFAST TVMeeting the Man Behind the Hot Docs film

TORONTO GUARDIANMost curious films at Hot Docs Film Festival

CTV NEWS ENTERTAINMENTJack’s struggle to improve sanitation

iHEART RADIO CANADANews Talk 1010

VARIETY – Top Prizes at Hot Docs

CBC Listen – Here and Now Toronto with Gill Deacon

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION – The Feedback

STRAITS TIMES Film on toilet activist to be released

CHINA DAILY – “Toilet is my religion”

SPEAKERS CONNECT – What do you get when you cross an eccentric self-made man with a load of crap?