National Canadian Film Day is April 20, and there are so many incredible films and filmmakers to celebrate, with lots of ways to take part this year, either watching a film, or hearing from some of the country’s best directors.
For her fifty-third film overall and the seventh entry in a series about the rights and struggles of indigenous children and young adults, veteran documentarian Alanis Obomsawin turns her critical eye to the Canadian health care system with Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger, a film that’s both incendiary and somewhat hopeful for the future.
More than just another Toronto film festival, we take a look at five things to keep an eye on at this year’s 2016 imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, kicking off this Wednesday.
Tuesday and Wednesday were two of my biggest days at the Toronto International Film Festival, aside from the always epic first Saturday of the festival. Tuesday started out fairly reasonably with writer, director and actor Pat Mills sitting down to discuss his film, Guidance.