Although best known for for her prolific work as a documentarian, Rama Rau makes an assured and compelling foray into fictional feature filmmaking with the expertly written and performed Honey Bee.
Canadian Film Festival 2019
Limp, frustrating, and trying laboriously to sound as edgy and transgressive as possible, Pond Life is a stage-to-screen adaptation that not only can’t escape its roots, but will likely make viewers question if the material was ever that good to begin with.
Aaron Abrams delivers a towering and commanding lead performance in writer-director Jesse Zigelstein’s debut feature, Nose to Tail, the story of an egotistical and stressed out business owner who’s about to reach his wit’s end.
This year’s Canadian Film Festival – an annual celebration of independent Canadian cinema – kicks off with the solidly constructed and emotionally endearing high concept “meet cute” Red Rover.