The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open has won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award, an honour that comes with a $100,000 prize. Let’s spotlight this drama co-directed and co-written by Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers. Looking back on the film’s journey, after premiering at the 2019 Berlinale, it’s earned the Grand Prix Focus Quebec/Canada at…

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Get ready, New York. Canada Now coming your way from February 13 to 16, 2020, at Manhattan’s IFC Center. Prepare to be dazzled, impressed, and inspired by this year’s diverse selection of eight independent Canadian films, ranging from emerging talent to cinematic icons, comedy to drama, documentary to Indigenous content and new works by female…

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At the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, running from January 23 to February 2, Canada’s audiovisual industry will take center stage with five Canadian coproductions (all world premieres), six shorts, three exhibition works, and a web series. Two coproductions in the Premieres section Viggo Mortensen’s Falling The famed actor directs his first feature (which he also…

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The Canadian neo-noir premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where it went by the title “Clifton Hill.” It follows Abby (Tuppence Middleton), a young woman who returns to her hometown of Niagara Falls after her mother dies, only become obsessed with a fragmented memory of an abduction she believes she was witness to as a child.

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The story follows a has-been author, played by Caine, who is on a wild book tour with a young editor, Plaza, trying to save her father’s boutique publishing house. Caine’s miserable and sharp-witted author just wants to live out his days in peace with a bottle of scotch, a cigar and his orange Tabby cat, but Plaza’s hopeful editor pulls him out of his reclusion.

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Savour some blood-curdling homegrown horror for Halloween with this spooky selection of genre films hitting the festival circuit this fall, which just might make you spill your maple syrup. Here are eight Canadian genre flicks that are rocking those fests as audiences scream in terror… while enjoying every moment of it!   1- Braden Croft’s…

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Riding the wave of last year’s SXSW success, Canada House (powered by Telefilm Canada) will be bigger and better than ever at South By Southwest, happening March 15 to 19, 2020!  Taking place every spring in Austin, Texas, SXSW is one of the largest interactive, creative, film, and music festival that attracts decision-makers from some…

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Following its success at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival, where Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone had its world premiere and snagged the coveted Best Canadian Feature Film prize, Deraspe’s fifth feature is making waves.  As Telefilm recently announced, Antigone has been chosen as Canada’s official contender for the Best International Feature Film category of the 92nd…

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Cinephiles take note! Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s Guest of Honour will make its anticipated world premiere on September 3 at the Venice International Film Festival, whose 76th edition takes place from August 28 to September 7, 2019. The feature, which is directed, written, and also produced by the two-time Oscar-nominated Egoyan, is a contender for…

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