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Tiff between giants at TIFF

Begun in 1976, the Toronto International Film Festival-TIFF– has since become one of the single most important film events in the world Movie fans in Canada’s biggest city are once again thrilled to see so many big stars being spotted »

Arts & Entertainment, International

Montreal’s World Film Festival in doubt

The Montreal “Festival des films du monde” (FFM) at one time was a a star-studded premier movie event in Canada. Its “star” however has faded considerably in the past few years while its competitor, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Canadian films to watch for at Berlin International Film Festival

It’s the 66th edition of this prestigious Berlin International Film Fest.   The Berlinale runs from February 11th to the 21st. This year 16 Canadian films in various sections have been selected, including a record nine feature films. Scene from the »

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Montreal World Film Festival 39th edition opening with ‘Muhammad: Messenger of God’

The Montreal World Film Festival will be opening with the world premier of ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’. The Iranian blockbuster is directed by Majid Majidi, who has been a familiar presence at the festival, as a three-time winner of »

Arts & Entertainment

Montreal documentary film festival announces line-up for 17th edition

The line-up and events at the 17th edition of the the Montreal International Documentary Festival (Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal – RIDM) were announced Wednesday (October 22) in Montreal. This year the festival, which presents documentaries from Canada and around the »

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Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois – 32nd edition of Quebec film festival

Created in 1982 to celebrate film production in the predominantly French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec, the Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois film festival is back with its 32nd annual edition on Thursday (February 20). “Between the first reel and the last, we »

Arts & Entertainment

Canada/France film Inch’Allah wins jury prize in Beijing

Inch’Allah, a Canadian-French feature film about a young Canadian obstetrician working in a makeshift clinic in a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, has won a special jury prize at the 3rd Beijing International Film Festival. Quebec director Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette’s »