Now available: The 2019 Canadian Cinema Yearbook!
Director Hinde Boujemaa and actress Hind Sabri discuss their collaboration on Noura’s Dream, which makes visible the invisible violence women face.
Proxima is one of the best acquisition titles at TIFF19. Director Alice Winocour discusses drawing a connection between motherhood and space exploration.
Kuessipan is one of the best acquisition titles at TIFF19. Director Myriam Verreault and co-writer Noami Fontaine talk telling the story of two Indigenous teens coming-of-age.
Abba Makama’s The Lost Okoroshi weaves a compelling narrative around what could be a tired trope
Neither hopeless nor sugar-coated, Rubaiyat Hossain’s Made in Bangladesh is a compelling drama about the difficulties of attaining justice.
An innocent utopia foreshadows horrific violence in Atiq Rahimi’s Our Lady of the Nile, one of the best acquisition titles at TIFF19.
TIFF19 review: Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger , a perfect introduction to a legend’s activist cinema
Alanis Obomsawin caps off a cycle of five films, seven years in the making, about Indigenous children’s rights in Canada , and it’s one of the best acquisition titles at TIFF19.
College girl pretending to have cancer to raise money for… something, is an incredibly dicey, tense premise which Calvin Thomas and Yonah Lewis direct the hell out of.
TIFF19 review: Clemency, a harrowing drama about avoiding questions of morality by hiding behind the law
Chinonye Chukwu’s Clemency is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of the process of a modern day execution
Lina from Lima is one of the best acquisition titles at TIFF19. Director María Paz González talks making the film part realist drama about the immigrant working experience and part flamboyant musical.
Minhal Baig’s Hala is an observant character study of a young and curious woman trying to find her identity, torn between a devoutly religious Pakistani family and her life as an American-born teen in high school.
Norwegian writer-director Maria Sødahl discusses her remarkable marital/cancer drama, Hope, with lead actors Andrea Bræin Hovig and Stellan Skarsgård.