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‘Integral Man’ Trailer: A Mathematician Gets a Dark Diagnosis While Building His Legacy in Hot Docs Documentary — Watch

Over the course of filming, Joseph Clement's "Integral Man" grew into a very different project.

“Integral Man”

Like some of the very best documentaries, Joseph Clement’s “Integral Man” grew into something very different from where it initially started.

The film started out as a fact-based feature that followed Jim Stewart, the most published mathematician since Euclid and a gay rights activist, as he discovered his passion for Integral House, an architectural marvel of a Toronto home designed around an internal concert hall.

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Halfway through filming, Stewart was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer, a fatal disease that took his life in a matter of weeks.

The film is featured as part of Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival, which runs April 27 – May 7. More about the festival, as well as ticket information, can be found at their website.

Check out our exclusive trailer for the fascinating “Integral Man” below.

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