Category Archives: Festival

March 29

Hot Docs Unveils 30th-Anniversary Festival Program-APRIL 27- MAY 7, 2023&CELEBRATING A 30-YEAR DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE INNON-FICTION STORYTELLING

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year, with the 2023 Festival taking place April 27 to May 7 in Toronto. From 2848 film submissions, this year’s slate will present 214 films from 72 countries in 13 programs and will feature 70 world and […]

March 25

Opening Night Gala for the 2023 Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF)-Thurs.,March 23rd,2023

By Alex Lam Canada’s leading South Asian Film Festival, MISAFF, celebrates its monumental 10th edition this March 23rd – March 26th, continuing its mission to feature and spotlight new voices in South Asian cinema.The festival will make its homecoming back at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre and the Cineplex Square One Cinemas showcasing 40 films, […]

January 27

Sommsation Wine Lounge Is A Sensation In Park City During Film Festivals!

SOMMSATION IS A SENSATION IN PARK CITY DURING FILM FESTIVALS Wine Experience Brand and Marketplace Fetes Filmmakers  at Old Town Cellars and Zooz Cinema Center at Mustang Restaurant; Celebs from Will Forte to Rain Phoenix Visited Sommsation Lounger Will Forte and Elizabeth Mitchell at ALIENS ABDUCTED MY PARENTS AND NOW I FEEL KINDA LEFT OUT […]

January 22

IDS Toronto-Interior Design Show 2023- Preview- Moving Parts: Design For A Complex World, And The Opening Night Party-Thursday, January 19 to Sunday, January 22, 2023-MTCC

By A.J.Lam IDS Toronto, the much anticipated annual display of the ultimate in interior design, opened with a media preview of the new foray of Caesarstone into its innovative porcelain and natural materials, Miele’s amazing sustainable products, and much more from the many design-forward exhibitors.  The Opening Night Party on Thursday, January 19, allowed party-goers […]

January 05

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)’s 25th edition ended on November 27. After two pandemic years, this anniversary edition allowed audiences to enjoy the festival entirely on the big screen. Film enthusiasts and the documentary community once again had the opportunity to gather around 157 screenings, 3 listening sessions and 5 virtual reality […]

January 03

Slamdance Film Festival 2023 Slate of Incredible Feature Films

“Silent Love” Slamdance Competition Documentary Feature Film About the Film: “Silent Love” is an incredibly intimate documentary looking at the lives of two women in love and raising a pubescent teenager in a small Polish village. Aga plays the role of both mother and father to her teenage brother, Milosz, but there is something vital she isn’t telling […]

December 12

OSHEAGA 2023 | Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Rüfüs Du Sol to Headline Osheaga

The 16th edition of the OSHEAGA Music and Arts Festival presented by Bell in collaboration with Coors Light is set to be a massive celebration with some of the top performers in music. From August 4 to 6, Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène will be the epicentre of live music bliss, as the headliners of Canada’s favourite music festival take the stage […]

December 02

Canadian International Fashion Film Festival (CANIFFF) 3 Days Of Festival Events & 21 Award Categories-November 28th to 30th, 2022

By Steph C. & Alex Lam THE DiRECTORS PARTY TIFF for the fashionistas? Canadian International Fashion Film Festival (CANIFFF) showcased the very best submissions from the international fashion films community for three days from November 28th to 30th in Toronto. An intimate and exclusive Directors’ Party kicked off the event at the majestic Eglinton Grand […]

October 21

A Palestinian Father is Forced to Find a Way Across the Border to His Injured Son in 200 METERS, Both a Family Drama and Frenetic Thriller, Premiering Theatrically on 11/18 and via VOD/Digital on 12/6Hi

WITH HIS INJURED SON IN AN ISRAELI HOSPITAL, A PALESTINIAN FATHER IS DENIED BORDER ENTRY AND TAKES MATTERS INTO HIS OWN HANDS IN A POIGNANT FILM BALANCING FAMILY DRAMA WITH FRENETIC THRILLSTHIS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FAVORITE PREMIERES THEATRICALLY AT QUAD CINEMA IN NYC ON NOVEMBER 18, 2022&WILL PREMIERE ON VOD & LEADING DIGITAL PLATFORMS ON DECEMBER 6, 2022 “A superb central […]

October 21

ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival and Opening Night October 18-23, 2022 – Toronto | Digital October –  24-30, 2022 

By Sally Warburton Tuesday, October 18 was the first night of the annual ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival.  The opening night event party was held at Ricarda’s on Peter Street in Toronto.  A beautiful venue to welcome Indigenous filmmakers, people in the film industry, movie-goers and others who support Indigenous film and arts. The […]

October 18

Fashion Art Toronto announces details for Fall 2022 showcase Four-day fashion event to present runway collections from 30 designers

Toronto’s annual multi-arts fashion week Fashion Art Toronto announced it is taking over historic venue Parkdale Hall (1605 Queen St W.) for its upcoming four-day Fall event. The fashion-forward showcase will run from Thursday, November 10 through Sunday, November 13, and feature contemporary and experiential runway shows from 30 designers. “Fashion Art Toronto’s Fall event will share inspired collections from a […]

October 18

Dances with Films West Coast Premiere of Multi-Award Winning Animated Documentary “Eternal Spring (長春)”

Loft Sky Pictures groundbreaking filmmaker Jason Loftus (“Ask No Questions”) latest film, the powerful animated documentary “Eternal Spring (長春)”  will make its West Coast Premiere at this year’s Dances With Films   “Eternal Spring (長春)” is a multiple award winner, most recently having won Hot Docs Audience Award for best film and the Rogers Audience Award for best Canadian film! “Eternal Spring ( 長春)” trailer is viewable here.  As you […]

October 17

20th Digital Studio’s BITE SIZE HALLOWEEN Brings20 Spooky Shorts from Diverse, Emerging Filmmakers for Huluween

Tatiana Maslany, Brigette Lundy-Paine, & Kate Nash Included in Cast In celebration of Huluween, 20th Digital Studio’s Bite Size Halloween series of spooky shorts is back for a third season! Twenty new shorts from exciting emerging filmmakers premiere October 1 on Hulu, blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi, thriller, and more. Shot in seven different […]

October 16

The Siminovitch Prize Announces Finalists for 2022

CANADA’S LARGEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS THEATRE AWARD PRESENTS  THE SHORTLIST FOR THE 2022 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE CELEBRATING TRANSFORMATIVE AND INFLUENTIAL THEATRE CREATION ACROSS CANADA 2022 SHORTLIST:MARIE BRASSARD,  RAVI JAIN, ANN-MARIE KERRAND SHERRY J. YOONWINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 1, 2022, AT 8 PM EST– The Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s most significant theatre award, celebrates professional mid-career […]

October 14

Opening theatrically Nov 4 (NY, LA, SF, Cleveland)- Shinzô Katayama’s MISSING (Dark Star Pictures)

MISSING  (Sagasu/さがす) Directed by: Shinzô KatayamaStarring: Aoi Ito, Hiroya Shimizu, Misato Morita, Jirô Satô MISSING will open theatrically in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cleveland and major cities on November 4, 2022.An On Demand release will follow on November 18, 2022, and the Blu Ray release for the film will be on December 6, 2022. Viewing links are available to consider coverage […]