Short film showcases local black history at TIFF

Short film showcases local black history at TIFF
TIFF needs to pressure producers to make their movies accessible, advocates say
A locally shot film that tells the stories of the Underground Railroad between Windsor and Detroit is being featured at the Toronto International Film Festival. Fluid Frontiers is based off poems that were published in Detroit's Broadside Press, which

The Toronto Film Fest has offered plenty of A-list talent, including appearances from George Clooney, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence. But the fest approaches its midpoint with no blockbuster film sales or clear-cut best picture contender. From … . Actor Sally Hawkins says it wasn't hard to “fall in love” with the creature in Guillermo del Toro's “The Shape of Water.” Hawkins was at the Toronto film fest screening of the movie, along with del Toro and Octavia Spencer. 1:36 Quebecer living in … . Actress Greta Gerwig attends the InStyle/HFPA Party on day 3 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Windsor Arms Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). TORONTO – Greta Gerwig stood on the stage of …
TIFF Day 6 in photos
TIFF Day 6 in photos

From international auteurs to dedicated volunteers, from the stars that grace the red carpet to the brilliant minds behind the scenes, these are brief encounters with the wide array of people who make the Toronto International Film Festival what it is … . Margot Robbie attends the “I, Tonya” premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 8, 2017 in Toronto. Alberto E. Rodriguez/. TORONTO — More than 20 years later, Tonya Harding's life

Toronto Film Festival Thanked Native Tribes for Use of 'Their Land' at Every Gala Screening This Year
Toronto Film Festival Thanked Native Tribes for Use of 'Their Land' at Every Gala Screening This Year

Stop me if you've heard this one before: A buzzy little movie comes along to the Toronto International Film Festival promising to shake up the fall season. Its star is hailed as an exciting voice, raw and honest. Its story seems of the moment, even a …

The U.K. Film Reception at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, celebrating the achievement and excitement of more than 30 UK films and coproductions, unfolded on Monday on the rooftop lounge of the Spoke Club, Toronto's arts and entertainment. Movies which generally attract awards buzz at film festivals like Toronto are dramas – and ideally ones based on true stories. This year is no different with The Current War, Kings, Darkest Hour and I, Tonya among the hotly-tipped films. Few comedies …

TIFF Day 6 in photos

The Indian subcontinent is represented in the Platform competition of the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival, if only nominally, by Norwegian filmmaker Iram Haq, a second-generation immigrant from Pakistan. One of the more exciting new cinematic

Concinding with the September 7 opening night for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), a 130-foot mural was installed across the street from the TIFF Bell Lightbox, which serves as the festival headquarters. Commissioned by Greenland Group

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A Norwegian teen clashes with the traditional values of her Pakistani émigré parents in this compelling coming-of-ager. A first-generation Norwegian teen clashes with the traditional values and expectations of her Pakistani émigré parents in the …

Nollywood -- the world's second largest film industry -- lands in Toronto
Nollywood — the world's second largest film industry — lands in Toronto

TIFF organizers say they strive to make the festival lineup more accessible year-after-year but they say it's the producers and the studios — not the festival itself — who decide whether they'll provide deaf and/or blind viewers with closed … . …

Two of the films attracting the most buzz at the Toronto Film Festival – about how Wonder Woman was created and a female artist who painted Sitting Bull – are directed by women. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Reddit · Share on WhatsApp.
TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 11: Actor Javier Bardem speaks onstage at the In Conversation With… Javier Bardem event during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Glenn Gould Studio at CBC on September 11, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo. Toronto– Pakistani-Norwegian actor-director Iram Haq's much talked-about film “What People Will Say” wowed audience at its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. This emotionally gripping family drama reminds one of the 1983 …

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