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Mary Goes Round

TIFF ’17: Mary Goes Round, Meditation Park to world premiere

More than 50 Canadian features and shorts have been added to the festival’s lineup, as well as the world premiere of Mary Harron’s miniseries Alias Grace.

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TVO unveils Canada 150 programming

Several docs will have their world premieres on the pubcaster, including a new documentary from Alan Zweig.

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TIFF reveals Top Ten picks for 2015

Philippe Falardeau’s My Internship in Canada and Alan Zweig’s HURT (pictured) were among the titles chosen in the feature film category.

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TIFF ’15: Zweig’s Hurt to bow in Platform program

The new juried program will award one film a $20,000 prize on Sept. 20. (Hurt pictured.)

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Status, Skyjacker’s Tale land Shaw Media-Hot Docs funding

The Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds have awarded development and completion grants totaling $236,000 to nine Canadian documentary projects. (Alan Zweig pictured).

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TIFF13: Zweig remembers the ‘Funny’

A feature interview with filmmaker Alan Zweig (pictured), whose doc When Jews Were Funny was the surprise winner of the Best Canadian Feature prize at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

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When Jews Were Funny named best Canadian feature at TIFF

Alan Zweig’s documentary, which probes the origins of Jewish comedy, earned a $30,000 prize.

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TIFF13: NonStop takes When Jews Were Funny

Ahead of its world premiere tonight at TIFF, the Swedish distributor has picked up Scandinavian, Icelandic and Baltic rights to Alan Zweig’s documentary (pictured).

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Zweig, Obomsawin docs to screen at TIFF13

Festival organizers also announced the City to City, Cinematheque, Vanguard and Midnight Madness lineups (Alan Zweig’s When Jews Were Funny pictured).

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Hot Docs shakes up programming team, award winners

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has shaken up its programming team, with Gisele Gordon joining Lynne Crocker and Heather Haynes as international film selectors.