Category Archives: Movie Preview

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 […]

December 31


MAKING THE CASE DIRECTED BY JENNIFER CALLAHAN A SHORT FILM ABOUT A JUDGE AND HER BAGS MAKING THE CASEOfficial Selection – 2020 Tribeca Film FestivalOfficial Selection – 2020 DOC NYCOfficial Selection – 2020 HollyShorts Film FestivalOfficial Selection – 2020 Hamptons Doc Fest About MAKING THE CASE Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, for whom legal arguments are daily currency, examines […]

December 30

Carol Nguyen, director of “NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE”, Bao Nguyen, director of “BE WATER”, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen

About Carol Nguyen Carol Nguyen is a Vietnamese Canadian filmmaker based in Toronto and Montreal. Her films often explore the subjects of cultural identity, family and memory. Her most recent film “No Crying at the Dinner Table” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and had its international premiere at IDFA 2019, where she was […]

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 […]

July 07

Drive-By Truckers@Lee’s Palace-Wed.,July 3rd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Lots and lots of touring, the right old fashion way of becoming one of the best live rock bands out there today. Since the formation of The Drive-By Truckers in 1996 only two original members remain. Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley are sharing lead vocal and guitar duties. They are also the […]

June 28

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

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 […]

May 20


Photography By A.J.Lam and BKonthescene. It was a night of music, culinary experiments, libations and a musical “mashup” that transformed the three floors of Toronto’s Opera House into a place of extravagance and curiosity. It was also a night of fairytale stories on the opera stage. Inside the building, there was a glass palace of […]

May 09


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


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 […]