Category Archives: Festival

July 20

Kicks Off This Week!July 21 – 31, 2021-Digital Fringe Festival Kicks Off This Week! July 21 – 31, 2021

“Fringe Where You Are” with 65+ Shows in Four Festival Series “Fringe Where You Are” with 65+ Shows in Four Festival Series The Toronto Fringe Festival returns this week with the Digital Toronto Fringe Festival July 21 – 31, 2021. Taking place completely online, Toronto Fringe 2021 will present over 65 shows in four virtual series including […]

July 08

“Fringe Where You Are”Digital Festival with 65+ Shows in Four Series-July 21 – 31, 2021

Fringe FestivalJuly 21 – 31, 2021“Fringe Where You Are” with 65+ Shows in Four Festival Series The Toronto Fringe Festival is proud to announce the programming and listings for the Digital Toronto Fringe Festival July 21 – 31, 2021. Taking place completely online, Toronto Fringe 2021 will present over 65 shows in four virtual series including the Fringe On-Demand series, KidsFest On-Demand series, Fringe Primetime series, […]

July 01

The 10th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival … Virtual 2021

By Sally Warburton The 10th Annual Toronto Japanese Film Festival …  Virtual 2021 The 2021 Toronto Japanese Film Festival was an excellent virtual event! In its 10th year! This excellent selection of films was viewed from the comfort of home anytime from June 5 to June 27.  The ease of the online platform for selecting […]

June 25

The 2nd Annual Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF) runs from June 22- August 29,2021

The 2nd Annual Windrush Caribbean Film Festival (WCFF) runs from June 22- August 29on CT-TV.  www.caribbeantales-tv.com. The digital streaming platform provides access to African & Caribbean heritage films & TV programs making it the perfect host for WCFF 2021.  WCFF is an annual event produced by a nationwide community of business and creative arts organizations and leaders led byCaribbeanTales UK.  The goal of WCFF is to educate audiences […]

June 14

The 2021 Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF)

Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF) is delighted to reveal the winners of the Micki Moore Award, David A. Stein Memorial Award and the NextGen Award for Best Short Film. TJFF is also excited to welcome special guests virtually for live Zoom Q&As. Streamed Ontario-wide from June 3 to 13, TJFF2021 offered a curated programme of 60+ films showcasing the best in Jewish-content […]

June 10

Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager & MORE to Perform at JazzinToronto’s Free 4-Day Festival this: A Community Celebration will Live-Stream July 20th – 23rd,2021.

Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager & MORE to Perform at JazzinToronto’s Free 4-Day Festival this July! JazzinToronto Live: A Community Celebration will Live-Stream July 20th – 23rd GoFundMe in Support of JazzinToronto Live: A Community Celebratio Heather Bambrick, Jane Bunnett, Reg Schwager, Neil Swainson and more are standing by, ready to go live for JazzinToronto’s newly […]

May 27

BEING THUNDER which will be premiering at the Inside Out Film Festival.

Sherenté Harris, a two-spirit genderqueer teenager from the Narragansett tribe in Rhode Island, boldly challenges the status quo of what it means to be a queer Indigenous person in a world bound by binary gender roles. French filmmaker Stephanie Lamorre quietly documents Sherenté’s life and family interactions over the course of several years, revealing the […]

May 27

WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN? SCREENING AND PANEL IN THE NEWS

AVAILABLE NOW FREE tickets for Who Killed Vincent Chin? doc and post-screening panel discussion are available until 10pm ET May 27 with presentation viewable until 11:59pm ET, May 27Renee Tajima-Peña and Christine Choy tenaciously cover the events surrounding the murder and trial as movements build for justice while investigating and exposing white supremacy, American chauvinism, and the legal system that upholds […]

May 25

PRAY AWAY will screen at the 2021 Tribeca Film

Netflix is pleased to announce that PRAY AWAY will screen at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival ahead of its global launch on Netflix in August.  Executive produced by Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, PRAY AWAY follows former leaders of the “pray the gay away” movement as they contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance […]

May 20

2022 Sundance Film Festival, which will take place January 20–30. Next year’s safe, accessible Festival will unspool online and in person !

Now Playing:The Indigenous Shorts TourThe Sundance Film Festival’s Short Film Program has long been established as a place to discover talented Indigenous directors, from Taika Waititi to Sterlin Harjo. Building upon that rich legacy, this month, our Indigenous Program invites you to join us—and our friends at museums, Native cultural centers, and arthouse cinemas—for an 85-minute program of […]

May 19

“THE FIRST STEP”-A Film by Brandon Kramer Produced by Lance Kramer Featuring Van Jones! World Premiere – 2021 Tribeca Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE FIRST STEP at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. The film, a unique collaboration between filmmakers Brandon and Lance Kramer and Van Jones and his partner Jana Carter, follows Jones as he controversially crosses party lines to win bipartisan support for criminal justice reform and a more humane response […]

May 18

2020 Tribeca Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary SOCKS ON FIRE, will have its rebirth at the Tribeca 2021 for its official premiere at the festival.

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 Tribeca Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Documentary SOCKS ON FIRE, will have its rebirth at the Tribeca 2021 for its official premiere at the festival. Directed by Bo McGuire, SOCKS ON FIRE is a cinematic love letter to his grandmother as his homophobic aunt and drag queen uncle wage […]

May 11

Over 10 days, the Hot Docs Film Festival introduced us to the world. The issues. The future. Culture. Activism. Science & Technology. Society. Music.

By Sally Warburton That’s a wrap!  Hot Docs Film Festival 2021 Over 10 days, the Hot Docs Film Festival introduced us to the world. The issues. The future. Culture. Activism. Science & Technology. Society. Music. A film on every topic possible. The last day of the festival May 9 ended with the announcement for the […]

May 08

Emmy-Nominated Director Michèle Stephenson Returns to the 2021 Edition of the Tribeca Film Festival With Her Latest Documentary, STATELESS, Which Will Have Its National Broadcast Premiere on POV on July 19

Emmy-Nominated Director Michèle StephensonReturns to the 2021 Edition of the Tribeca Film FestivalWith Her Latest Documentary, STATELESS, Which WillHave Its National Broadcast Premiere on POV on July 19 The Award-Winning Feature Film Examines theComplex Racial Histories and Contemporary Politicsof Haiti and the Dominican Republic ** Filmmaker and Protagonist Available for Interviews  ** After having had its planned world premiere […]

May 07

FANNY: The Right to Rock  directed by Bobbi Jo Hart is the story of female rock musicians exposed to racism and sexism

By Sally Warburton FANNY:  Live concert |Part of Hot Docs 2021 Film FestivalAdding to all the awesome documentary films in the biggest and best documentary film festival HOT DOCS 2021 in the world are live virtual talks and virtual concerts.  The documentary FANNY: The Right to Rock  directed by Bobbi Jo Hart is the story […]