Category Archives: film

November 02

TIFF BOOMBOX-HEROES VS. VILLAINS@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,Oct.31st,2019

By A.J.Lam Under the cover of the spooky darkness of a blustery chilly Halloween night, superheroes and supervillains gathered to do battle at the 2019 annual TIFF BoomBox, Heroes Vs Villains edition. For this special night, superheroes and supervillains battled in the capacity-filled TIFF Bell Lightbox, home of the annual Toronto International Film Festival, the […]

November 01

Tulum International Film Festival, Dec. 4-8, 2019

The 1st edition of the Tulum International Film Festival will take place from December 4 to 8. The lineup will consist of 25 films divided into four sections, giving priority to narratives about social awareness, Mexican cinema, auteur cinema, and films for the general public. There will be a total of 60 screenings, 5 locations, […]

October 29

ImagineNative Film Festival Tues., Oct.22nd to Sat., Oct. 26th 2019

By Sally Warburton The 20th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces Festival Award Winners The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Wins Best Dramatic Feature On Sunday, October 27, 2019 at imagineNATIVE’s Awards Presentation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Sun Jury, Moon Jury and Water Jury considered film, video, audio, and […]

October 19

REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL Opening @Glenn Gould Studio-Thurs.,Oct 17, 2019

By Sally Warburton In its 19th year, the Reelworld Film Festival features films from Canadian BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) with their own stories and unique perspectives. The Opening Night Gala and Reception on Thursday, October 17 was held at the Glenn Gould Studio in the CBC Building, Toronto. Special guests included The Honourable […]

September 23

Second Annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT) Announces Winners ONCE UPON A RIVER, HUGH HEFNER’S AFTER DARK Among Winners-Sept.19th-23rd,2019

Robert the Bruce Made It’s North American Premiere Second Annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT) Announces Winners ONCE UPON A RIVER, HUGH HEFNER’S AFTER DARK Among Winners The Second Annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT) wrapped today with an awards ceremony and closing celebration at The Babcock Theatre and The Depot in historic downtown Billings. […]

September 13

Unobstructed View And Criterion Celebrate A Monster Marriage- THE TIFF Cinephile Party@THE QUEEN ANNE-Monday, September 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan The iconic character Godzilla has been around since 1954 and there has been no shortage of memorabilia, such as: T-shirts, toys and a notable song from the rockband Blue Oyster Cult. Always a cult classic and most of us have seen Godzilla on the big/little screen or in some form of […]

September 07

The 11th Annual Bask-It-Style During TIFF 2019@Thompson Toronto Hotel-Wednesday, September 4th,2019

It was the 11th annual Bask-It-Style (by GLO Communications), with Celebrities and media starting off TIFF 2019 at the Thompson Toronto Hotel. There was VIP treatment from this year’s 20 sponsors. Bask-It-Style, hand delivered VIP gift bags to celebs on-the-go with a survival-kit of goodies to enjoy while navigating TIFF. From beauty and health to style, […]

September 06

BIRKS DIAMOND TRIBUTE TO THE YEAR’S WOMEN IN FILM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TELEFILM CANADA@Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom 60 Yorkville Ave-WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2019

The 7th annual Telefilm Canada + Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film that honours outstanding Canadian women for their contributions to film and TV was held at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Aria Ballroom. This year’s event was hosted by actress Sarah Gadon (Alias Grace, Enemy) The 2019 honourees were director Micheline Lanctôt […]

August 05

MuskokaCon/ComicCon 2019 Bracebridge Memorial Arena-Saturday August 3, 2019

It was a jammed packed day full of Vendors, Guests & Attractions from all over North America joining MuskokaCon for the day. There were also Live Cosplay Wrestling, Gaming Zone, Kids Zone, Food Truck Pavilion & Huge Cosplay. Muskokacon strives to be Ontario’s best and truest comic con featuring fandoms of multiple genres. As longtime […]

June 28

Opening Night ”INSIDE OUT FILM FESTIVAL”Gala: Rocketman@TIFF Bell Lightbox 1 – Thurs., May 23,2019

June 22

The 8th edition of the ICFF – the Italian Contemporary Film Festival@Toronto-Thurs.,June 13th-Fri.,June 21st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Art Tsai ICFF Opening Press Conference: Luca Barbareschi, Virginia Raffaele, @The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 496 Huron St, Toronto. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival started with an Opening Press Conference in the presence of internationally acclaimed actor and director, Luca Barbareschi, and the ICFF executives. Dolceroma: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King […]

June 13

GIRL UP@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

By A.J.Lam Human trafficking is an extreme human rights violation and from my view, a global feminist issue. It’s the largest and most lucrative social injustice of our time. And there are more people as slaves today than at any point in history. Remember that there are various contributors that allow trafficking environments to flourish […]

June 01

HALSTON@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Wed.,May 29th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Frédéric Tcheng, the director, crafts a unique approach to the mysterious life of Roy Halston Frowick, the fashion designer who dreamed of dressing “all of America.” The result is an enthralling character study of a fashion genius. The immense amount of research into the subject is evident from the archival footage to […]

May 09

HOT DOCS 2019-MILES DAVIS:THE BIRTH OF COOL@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Sat.,May 4th,2019

The Birth of Cool is a superbly crafted documentary about the life of jazz great/pioneer Miles Davis and is an example of what great filmmaking can offer. Combine this with a subject that has the artistic depth, drive, and mystique, as Miles Davis had, and you readily become enthralled in his life’s story. This is […]

May 08

HOT DOCS 2019-OUR GODFATHER@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Sat.,May 4th,2019

Tommaso Buscetta, aka-Don Masino, turned state’s evidence and his testimony led to the conviction of over 400 Mafiosi in Italy and the United States, and he became the first Mafia boss to ever turn his back on Cosa Nostra. Buscetta became disenchanted following the murder of a number of allies and family members, including two […]