Category Archives: premiere

January 20

DOCUMENTARY“BEDLAM” – DIRECTED BY DR. KEN ROSENBERG PRODUCED BY PETER MILLER<An intimate journey Into the America’s mental health crisis

BEDLAM is set in Los Angeles and is the first major documentary to explore the crisis in the care of severely mentally-ill citizens. Judge Songhai Armstead, Exec. Director, Alternatives to Incarceration Initiative/County of Los Angeles (Proposition J), George Gascon, LA County DA, The Honorable Patrick Kennedy, Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin, Director, LA County Dept. of Mental […]

January 19

“PANDEMIC19” A Film by Yung Chang and Annie Katsura Rollins

PANDEMIC19 A Film by Yung Chang and Annie Katsura Rollins Executive Produced by Jean Tsien and Donald Young Audience Award Winner – Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2020 Special Jury Mention – Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2020 Winner – SPE Media Festival 2021 Official Selection – SFFILM Doc Stories 2020 “…a poignant document…this film feels alive […]

January 17

TO CALM THE PIG INSIDE – By Ang Pagpakalma Sa Unos&Directed by Joanna Vasquez Arong -NOMINEE – Best Short Documentary – 2020 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards

NOMINEE – Best Short Documentary – 2020 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards WINNER – Grand Jury Prize, Documentary Shorts – 2020 Slamdance Film Festival WINNER – International Documentary – 15th SHORTS MÉXICO WINNER – Best Documentary Short – Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2020 Special Mention – Bangkok ASEAN Film Festival Official Selection – 2020 […]

January 07

Alexandria, ON’s Contemporary Jazz-Pop Artist KATIE DITSCHUN Releases Ethereal New Single, “The Moon”

Alexandria, ON’s Contemporary Jazz-Pop Artist KATIE DITSCHUN Releases Ethereal New Single, “The Moon” Stunning Song & Video the Latest from Debut LP, Spare Skirt Watch “The Moon” (Official) via YouTube Here Artfully ominous and delicately foreboding, Alexandria, ON’s contemporary jazz-pop artist Katie Ditschun steps surely into winter’s evening glow with the release of “The Moon” — […]

March 09

Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibit(Saturday, March 7th-Mon.,August 3rd, 2020.@THE ROM

Visitors are invited to see the world—and the ROM—through Pooh’s eyes: a place to ponder, wonder and find joy in simple pleasures. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A), Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic examines the origins, creation and enduring legacy of the classic stories by A.A. Milne (1882–1956) and the heart-warming illustrations of […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

September 16

Broken Branches, @AKI Studio(585 Dundas St.East)-Thurs.,Sept.19th-Sun.,Sept.29th, 2019

#BrokenBranches, @AKI Studio(585 Dundas St.East)-Sept.19th-29th, 2019. The 2 Preview Dates:  Tomorrow – Tues Sept 17  Wed. Sept 18 , BrokenBranches_theplay  is a timely and provocative play written by Lorene Stanwick and directed by Philip McKee, starts a long-overdue conversation, shedding light on an important yet silent issue: sibling abuse. It is produced by #CreateTruthProductions in […]

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 […]

August 03

15 Years In The Making… Canadian Indie Alt Pop Rockers Reay Release Debut Album Butterfly Tongue Revisited Takes Flight September 6th Lead Singles “Lemondrop Girl” & “Halo” — Available Now!

15 Years In The Making… Canadian Indie Alt Pop Rockers Reay Release Debut Album Butterfly Tongue Revisited Takes Flight September 6th Lead Singles “Lemondrop Girl” & “Halo” — Available Now! Some species of butterfly spend their entire existences in migration, journeying to the ends of the Earth on nothing more than sheer determination and undeniable […]

July 27

Toronto-based Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Fresh Video for “Hot Boy from Sri Lanka”

Toronto-based Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Fresh Video for “Hot Boy from Sri Lanka” First Release Following 2018’s Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP, A True Story: A Soundscape to In-Difference Marcus Haran has released “HBSL (Hot Boy from Sri Lanka)” — his new single ahead of his sophomore EP release — available […]

July 21

Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose!Comedy Records-From Guelph To Toronto-Saturday, July 20, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Todd Graham went on a one-day standup comedy tour of Toronto area record stores. Why? To celebrate the release of Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose! from Comedy Records, on vinyl no less. The tour happened on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The journey began at 11 a.m. at Royal Cat Records, Guelph. Then […]

July 14

Tamara Maddalen’s Album Listening Party & Live Performance @B-Town Sound In Burlington-Thursday, July 4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs With great pleasure, I attended the CD listening party for Mint Green Mercury, the latest release from Singer-songwriter Tamara Maddalen. The title is an homage to the first car her father bought. This Cd is a lifetime of experiences graciously written to put some of life’s emotional roller coaster ride to a […]

May 08

“Who Let The Dogs Out”@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Sun.,May 5th,2019

Director Brent Hodge very aptly captures the hilarious adventure of Ben Sisto’s quest to get to the bottom of “Who Let The Dogs Out.”  A subject definitely off the beaten path, it starts naturally enough with Ben noticing an incomplete citation on the songs Wikipedia page and he sets out the find the answer.  Who did let […]

May 07

HOT DOCS 2019-BELLINGCAT-TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORTH-HOT DOCS CINEMA-Fri.,May 3rd,2019

This was a very intriguing documentary during Hot Docs 2019 week. Bellingcat, the name was adapted from a cartoon character, and the agency was founded in 2014 by Eliot Higgins. This is an international group that uses available info and tools such as geolocation data, 3D simulations, social media to conduct serious investigative work. Bellingcat […]

May 03

HOT DOCS FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS-“There Are No Fakes”@TIFF LIGHTBOX AND AFTERPARTY@THE LODGE-Mon.,April 29th,2019

I had the opportunity to watch “There Are No Fakes” during Hot Docs film festival and I don’t think I’ve stopped telling people about it since. The documentary is unlike any I’ve seen before and shares a very riveting and important story. The exposé is based around the work of Norval Morrisseau, arguably Canada’s most […]