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Unlocking The Cage

(TORONTO, ON) – Unlocking the Cage is a Hot Docs documentary that examines, from a technical legal perspective, what rights certain cognitively advanced animals should…

Tiffany Hsiung’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada feature documentary will screen in Toronto and Vancouver this December, with a week-long run at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema starting December 2 and screenings at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver on December 3 and 4.Screen shot courtesy of the National Film Board.

The Apology

(TORONTO, ON) – Many of us know about the horrific treatment of prisoners of war in World War 2 by the Japanese Imperial Army. But…

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Gulistan, Land of Roses

(TORONTO, ON) – There are a couple of ways you can treat this National Film Board/German documentary which recently played at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival….

Le Déni, directed by Claudia Hébert, was screened 1 November 2016 at the Spadina Theatre in Toronto, as part of Cine Franco 2016.Trailer screenshot.

Le Déni, The Denial

I thought Ciné Franco Film Festival had hit the dust due to financial difficulties but, no, it was back again in Toronto, showcasing Franco film….

Scent of Mandarin, (2015) from France and directed by Gilles Legrand, was screened 29 October 2016, at Cine Franco Film Festival in Toronto.

Scent Of Mandarin

(TORONTO, ON) – Scent of Mandarin is a lushly shot and superbly well-acted French film perhaps enjoyable for its entertainment value, but is a film…

Back to Mom’s - Retour Chez Ma Mère, France, director Eric Lavaine, 2016, 90 minutes, French with English subtitles, part of Cine Franco’s 2016 Film Festival, 27 October 2016 at 6:30pm, at 24 Spadina Road, Toronto.

Retour Chez Ma Mère Light And Fluffy

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ciné Franco Film Festival in Toronto screens Francophone films, some of which are innovative and some of which are mainstream. Back…

Made in France, France, 2014, Director Nicholas Boukhrief, 92 minutes, part of 2016 Cine Franco Film Festival, screening on Friday, October 28, 2016, at Alliance Franҫaise, at 24 Spadina Road, Toronto.

Made In France And Banned in France

(TORONTO, ON) – The 2014 French film, Made in France was banned from theatrical release. It’s an exciting tale of an investigative journalist infiltrating a…

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Angry Inuk At WIFF

(TORONTO, ON) – Do you remember Paul McCartney being invited to watch the clubbing of those cute white seal pups? Indeed, it was a brutal…

Notes from the Anthropocene (2014) by filmmaker Terra Long is one of four films being screened at the LeBel Building at the University of Windsor, on 20 October 2016.Video capture from Notes from the Anthropocene.

Four Films On Tap At Free Screening

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – A partnership between Momentum Film and Video Collective and Media City Film Festival has created the Filmmaker in Residence…

Max Brochert (r) was the proud winner of a sketch by artist Yanick Paquette.Photo by Maggi Loral.

Windsor Hosts Another Successful ComicCon

By Robert Tuomi (WINDSOR, ON) – If a message emerged from Windsor’s ComiCon 2016 it is that the route to becoming a professional book illustrator,…