Tag: TIFF

Cartography, rebels, and African history

Dr. Julie MacArthur, a historical studies assistant professor at UTM, recently received the UTM Annual Research Prize. The prize recognizes researchers who are making...

V.T. Nayani discusses colourism and colonialism

Last Thursday, V.T. Nayani’s first feature film, Shade-ism: digging deeper, screened in The MiST Theatre at UTM. The film discussed issues of colorism within specific...

Shoplifters: a heartwarming exploration of family

What makes a family?Hirokazu Kore-eda crafts a story about a family living in poverty, living on the outskirts of Tokyo in a small, run...

Akash Sherman on connective curiosity and real astronomy in Clara

Accomplished writer, director, and visual effects artist are credits not normally attributed to your average 23-year-old. At just 22, Akash Sherman wrapped his latest...

Women in the director’s chair at TIFF

It is no secret that gender disparities exist in the film industry. However, the Toronto International Film Festival is taking initiative to close the...

A Guide to TIFF 2018

The Toronto International Film Festival brings together the best of Canadian and International cinema for a star-studded two-week event. Starting September 6, hundreds of...

Life after The Medium

Writing for TIFF, for some, is a journalistic milestone. For Nives Hajdin, this milestone is a reality. Hajdin currently works as TIFF’s editorial coordinator...

Breakfast at TIFF: an insider’s retelling

Every year, three blocks are shut down in downtown Toronto. From Peter to University, King Street is barricaded. The westbound side is sectioned off,...

Behind the scenes with Sheikh Jackson

Sheikh Jackson, an Egyptian movie directed by Amr Salama, was one of the movies screened as part of the Toronto International Film Festival last...

Not your average family reunion

Constant turmoil, fear, and insecurity are just a few of the themes in Xavier Dolan’s sixth film, Juste la Fin du Monde. The Montreal-born...

“My name is Rose. I didn’t kill my child.”

My personal experience at the Toronto International Film Festival could be seen as nothing less than an extraordinary opportunity. It enabled me, along with...

Anchored in the past

Casey Affleck turns in an award-worthy performance in writer/director Kenneth Lonergan’s captivating Manchester by the Sea, a family drama set on the shores of...
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