TIFF 2019: Festival Award Winners Announced

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival which ends today has just announced this year's award winning films. The following short-film awards were selected by a jury comprised of Chelsea McMullan, Léo Soesanto, and Andrea Roa: IWC SHORT CUTS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM The IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film goes... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival to honour Meryl Streep, Joaquin Phoenix, Mati Diop and more at inaugural Tribute Gala

TIFF have announced that three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep (Kramer vs. Kramer, Sophie’s Choice, The Iron Lady) and three-time Academy Award–nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator, The Master, Walk the Line) will both be honoured with TIFF Tribute Actor Awards at this year’s inaugural Tribute Gala on Monday 9th September during the 44th Toronto International Film... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: Festival Highlights

The 44th Toronto International Film Festival opens this Thursday 5th September, with public tickets now on sale. TIFF 2019 features new work from filmmakers such as Marielle Heller, the Safdie brothers, Pedro Almodóvar, Steven Soderbergh, Noah Baumbach, Amy Jo Johnson, Yorgos Lanthimos, Ira Sachs, Lorene Scafaria and Taika Waititi, as well as the final film... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: LGBTQ+ Preview

With the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening on Thursday 5th September, The Queer Review takes a look at some of this year's LGBTQ+ related highlights taking in feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation. Recent years at TIFF have delivered award winning LGBTQ+ gems including BPM (Beats Per Minute), Disobedience, A Fantastic Woman, Call Me By... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019 to Open with Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

The World Premiere of Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, Daniel Roher’s documentary focusing on Robertson and the creation of The Band, will open the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Thursday 5th September. Inspired by Robertson’s 2016 memoir, Testimony, the film blends rare archival footage, photos, songs, and interviews with many of Robertson’s friends and... Continue Reading →

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