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Erika Ulrich nabs Gimli Film Fest’s pitch prize

The Manitoba fest awarded Ulrich’s Palm House (Eternal Youth) $10,000 in production funds, and also honoured filmmaker Guy Maddin.

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In Brief: Eggplant, Mach Sound combine

Plus: Ontario government boosts culture sector funding and VIFF adds a special screening of Guy Maddin’s latest.

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Eight Canadian titles to screen at Karlovy Vary

Jesse Klein’s We’re Still Together makes its world premiere in competition, while Xavier Dolan’s Juste la fin du monde (pictured) will also screen.

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The Forbidden Room named best Canadian film by TFCA

Directors Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson were presented with the prize at a gala dinner held Tuesday at The Carlu in Toronto.

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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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Brooklyn, The Forbidden Room set for NYFF

The New York Film Festival has announced the 26 films in its Main Slate selection.

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Locarno lineup announced

The festival includes world premieres for several Canadian films, including Igor Drljaca’s The Waiting Room.

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Seven Canadian films to screen at Karlovy Vary

The Czech Republic festival takes place from July 3 to 11 and includes Canadian films from Francois Peloquin and Andrew Cividino.

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Arvo Leo on pulling off artist doc Fish Plane, Heart Clock

The filmmaker secured coin from Switzerland and B.C. to fund a three-month shoot on Baffin Island to capture the life and work of Pudlo Pudlat, an Inuit hunter-turned-artist.

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Guy Maddin on subversion, Sundance and The Forbidden Room

The latest film from Maddin and Evan Johnson will open the Forum sidebar at the Berlin International Film Festival this week, after its world premiere had a walk-out in Park City.

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Canadians set to screen at Berlin film fest

The lineup of Canadian films at Berlin includes Guy Maddin opening the Forum section with The Forbidden Room (pictured).

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Blog: Sundance ’15 marks record year for Canada

Blogging for Playback from Sundance, Alan Bacchus (pictured) looks at Canada’s recent successes at the festival and how it might bode for this year’s record presence.