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WATCH: 2017 Edmonton International Fringe Festival reviews

The 36th Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is underway in Old Strathcona. One of Edmonton’s signature summer festivals, the Fringe offers 11 days of shows, entertainment, food and fun. 655 more words


EIFF- Halal Daddy ***

Written and directed by Conor McDermottroe this tale, loosely based on Ireland’s first Halal abattoir is filled with laughs as cultures clash in a rural town. 259 more words

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EIFF- Donkeyote **

Donkeyote is a part of the documentary strand at this year’s EIFF. Directed by Chico Pereira this is a film which documents one man’s lifestyle and more importantly his relationship with his best friend Gorrion, the donkey. 270 more words

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EIFF- Last Men in Aleppo *****

The Last Men in Aleppo follows the White Helmets, an urban search, and rescue unit of volunteers who operate in rebel-controlled Syria and Turkey. The film itself combines breathtaking footage of in-progress searches, bombings and the short-lived ceasefire in 2016. 268 more words

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Maya Dardel by Magdalena Zyzak & Zachary Cotler

Maya Dardel is the fascinating story of a once-great author who publicly announces that she will commit suicide and wishes to find an heir before she does so. 252 more words

Edinburgh International Film Festival

God's Own Country by Francis Lee

Francis Lee’s debut feature God’s Own Country is a beautifully-crafted film with tough, sensual scenes delivered by the excellent lead actors: Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu. 333 more words

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Tokyo Idols by Kyoko Miyake

Did you know that 10,000 teenaged Japanese girls between identify themselves as “idols”? Or that these idols are a $1 billion a year industry? Kyoko Miyake’s… 255 more words

Edinburgh International Film Festival