Category Archives: film

March 30

MÁ SÀI GÒN (MOTHER SAIGON) by Khoa Lê – In competition at VISIONS DU RÉEL and HOT DOCS

MÁ SÀI GÒN (MOTHER SAIGON) by Khoa Lê In competition at VISIONS DU RÉEL and HOT DOCS Credit © Danny Taillon Montreal, Tuesday, March 28, 2023 – Les Films du 3 Mars and Les Films de l’Autre are proud to announce that MÁ SÀI GÒN (MOTHER SAIGON), the second feature film directed by Khoa Lê, will be screening in competition in two […]

March 30


The emotionally captivating feature COLORBLIND follows the story of Magdalene, a colorblind black artist, and her son Monet as they move into a new neighborhood where they are challenged when they see the true colors of people. When their racist landlord Walton is forced to babysit Monet due to an unexpected emergency, he discovers a more colorful world through […]

March 29


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, […]

March 16

New Doc ITHAKA – About Julian Assange & His Family’s Fight to Free Him

POWERFUL NEW JULIAN ASSANGE DOC ‘ITHAKA’ OPENS AT THE HOT DOCS CINEMA ON MARCH 19 Original score by Brian Eno WATCH THE TRAILERGabriel and John Shipton (Julian Assange’s brother and father) attending for a Q&A after the March 24 screening.Screens at Hot Docs Cinema on March 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 Ithaka opened last year in the UK […]

March 07

May Pang Fills in Missing Pieces in Beatles’ John Lennon Story in Explosive New Documentary

THE LOST WEEKEND: A LOVE STORY set for Domestic and International Release by Iconic Events on April 13thA LOVE STORY THAT TOOK 50 YEARS TO TELLMay Pang’s Revealing Account of Her Relationship with John LennonTheatre/ticketing info here Drops trailer here“A compelling documentary…a fascinating, revealing, and sometimes moving portrait of John Lennon.”—Owen Gleiberman, Variety“Vortex. Love. Icon…This is not your ordinary […]

March 02


All The World Is Sleeping follows Chama (Melissa Barrera), who as a young girl in New Mexico, strived to be different from her mother. Now in her twenties, she’s found herself falling into a similar cycle of generational addiction. This struggle then threatens her balance as a mother to her own daughter. As Chama tries […]

February 17

Human Rights Violations in International Sport Category:Woman A film written and directed by Emmy-Nominated Canadian Filmmaker and Olympian Phyllis Ellis

World Broadcast Premiere on International Women’s Day March 8, 2023, 9:00pm EST on TVO Repeats March 12, 10:00pmavailable to stream across Canada on TVO Today ( YouTube, smart TV services, and the TVO Today mobile app  Category:Woman TRAILERAward-winning filmmaker and Canadian Olympian, Phyllis Ellis delivers a damning exploration of “sex testing,” a deceptive and harmful practice in international […]

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 16

Cinema Tropical Awards: Brazil’s DRY GROUND BURNING Named Best Latin American Film of the Year

The Brazilian Feature DRY GROUND BURNINGby Joana Pimenta and Adirley Queirós,Wins the Cinema Tropical Award for Best Film Other Winners Announced:Maximiliano Schonfeld, JESÚS LÓPEZ (Argentina)for Best Director;DOS ESTACIONES (Mexico) for Best First Film;MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS (Brazil) for Best Documentary;BEBA for Best U.S. Latinx Film;and SILENT BEAUTY, Special Jury MentionNew York, N.Y., January 12, 2023. The […]

January 15


Ian Ford is a young troubled rockstar. He busts out of court mandated rehab and goes on the run to his hometown where he and he best friend started their first band.  While Ian’s been touring and living a high life the past 6 years, his former best friend Josh gave up his dream, got […]

January 11

Trailblazing former MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan documentary film “Ray Of Hope” To Go Into Production

Former Canadian MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan’s documentary film “Ray Of Hope” will be produced by Ryan Singh Productions Ltd.  The trailblazing former MP will bring to the screen a raw and candid look at the trauma endured by many brave Tamil families who fled the armed conflict in Sri Lanka on their journey to call Canada home.   The documentary is produced and directed by Toronto-based filmmaker Ryan Singh (Memento: A South […]

January 10

From acclaimed Doc Master Patricio Guzmán: MY IMAGINARY COUNTRY

“PATRICIO GUZMÁN, CHILE’S CINEMATIC CONSCIENCE, CHRONICLES THE UPRISING THAT SHOOK THE COUNTRY STARTING IN 2019.”—A. O. SCOTT, THE NEW YORK TIMESFrom Icarus Films MY IMAGINARY COUNTRYA film by Patricio GuzmánOn DVD and Digital January 24thCurrently Streaming Exclusively on OVID.TVOne day, without warning, a revolution exploded. It was the event that master documentarian Patricio Guzmán had been waiting for and working […]

January 06

NYFCC awards dGenerate Films / “A New Old Play,” “Blue Island”

The dGenerate Collection at Icarus FilmsSpecial Award 2022“For invaluable work bringing independent films from China to a wider audience,” the dGenerate Collection at Icarus Films has received a 2022 Special Award from the New York Film Critics Circle. Two dGenerate Films new releases are topping Best Films year-end lists: Blue Island by Chan Tze Woon, which has […]

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 […]