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Video essays and roundtable at the 70th Locarno Festival

I was very honoured to be invited by Locarno Festival Critics Academy director and festival programmer Daniela Persico (one half of the marvellous Filmidée film criticism and film education duo) to screen some recent and new video works and participate in several roundtables and workshops at this year’s festival in southern Switzerland. 134 more words


A return to the Portobello International Film Festival.

The Portobello International Film Festival is the biggest indie film festival in the UK. A free event, it has been running for 22 years, and I was fortunate to win at the 2014 festival with ‘Legend of the Chained Oak’. 51 more words

TIFF Announces 29 Canadian Short Films For September Lineup

Next month, the 42nd annual Toronto International Film Fest (TIFF) will be taking place September 7th to 17th and it promises to satisfy the palates of all sorts of film buffs. 441 more words

Indie Film

Calgary documentary on MS is chosen to premiere at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)

A Calgary-produced documentary that focuses on living with multiple sclerosis has been selected to be premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.

Living Proof… 523 more words

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Documentary about ex-Moose Javian's gender transition to debut at RIFFA

Greg Martin moved away from Moose Jaw 23 years ago, but people are still talking about the person they used to know.

Well liked, funny, attractive, a successful athlete, Martin became a firefighter and lived in the Friendly City until moving to Vancouver at age 29. 793 more words

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TIFF Unveils Strong Masters Programme

The Toronto International Film Festival® has earned global recognition for its breadth of diversity and innovation in programming, and the lineup for the Masters programme is no exception. 522 more words


TIFF Announces Contemporary World Cinema Slate

The Toronto International Film Festival® revealed today the 48 titles from international filmmakers that make up the Festival’s Contemporary World Cinema slate. This year’s programme features a powerful lineup that covers disparate regions of the world with a strong presence from Latin America, Scandinavia, and Central Europe. 704 more words