Festivals

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TIFF unveils Wavelengths, Contemporary World Cinema picks

Canadian copro Roads in February from writer/director Katherine Jerkovic will have its world premiere at the festival.

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TIFF ’18: Canada copro Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy to close fest

The festival added 22 special presentations and four gala screenings, including Veena Sud’s The Lie, David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book.

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TIFF ’18: Peter Kuplowsky makes his mark on Madness

The sidebar programmer discusses his interpretation of what a Midnight Madness film can be, and why he’s looking forward to the Talent to Watch pipeline.

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VIFF adds eight Canadian world premieres to 2018 lineup

The festival unveiled the lineups for its True North, B.C. Spotlight and Future/Present programs, including world bows for Calvin Thomas, Lev Lewis and Yonah Lewis’s Spice it Up.

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VIFF unveils M/A/D lineup, sustainable production awards

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable and The Man Who Stole Banksy will have their Canadian premieres at the fest.

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TIFF ’18: Midnight Madness, Docs, Int’l Shorts lineups revealed

Just two Canadian copros were added to the festival’s programs, including Naziha Arebi’s Freedom Fields.

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TIFF ’18: 10 world premieres added to Platform lineup

Twelve international projects including Tim Sutton’s Donnybrook and Ho Wi Ding’s Cities of Last Things are among the films competing.

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TIFF ’18: How a cross-cultural collaboration created The Grizzlies

Inuit producer and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril on the genesis of the project and how Indigenous and non-Indigenous creatives can form fruitful partnerships.

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TIFF ’18: Dolan’s Death and Life of John F. Donovan to world bow

The announcement marks the first time the vaunted Canadian filmmaker will world-premiere one of his films at TIFF.

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TIFF ’18: The Grizzlies, Clara, Sharkwater among 14 world premieres

Projects from Miranda de Pencier, Akash Sherman, Darlene Naponse and the late Rob Stewart are among 19 Canadian features added to the 2018 lineup.

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Banff ’18: Why Netflix’s Larry Tanz said yes to Travelers

VP of content acquisition Larry Tanz on why the sci-fi series fit into the streamer’s commissioning wheelhouse and what it’s looking for in a project.

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Breakthroughs Film Fest adds Mariam Zaidi as exec director

Zaidi, an associate programmer at Hot Docs, will replace Gabor Pertic in the role.