Comedian and Fort Frances local Ryan McMahon uses his hometown’s disturbingly named street as a jumping-off point to examine Canadian colonization, specifically in Manitoba and western Ontario.
The short documentary Jane and the Wolf uses homespun storytelling and formal ambition to explore these ancient overlaps between family history, folklore and personal mythology.
Encouraging women in film // The Bickersons // Tim Gray // Eyes of My Community // heaven between // I’m With the Band
What Brings Us Here – the National Film Board’s (NFB) latest social media project – is an experimental photo essay launched through Instagram.
The works and life of Hieronymus Bosch are a source of mystery and fascination.
Filmmaker and educator Kevin Nikkel has built a career exploring local history. While his prolific portfolio also includes animation and drama, his primary focus is documentary filmmaking.
This is what the aftermath of murder or unsolved disappearances really looks like.
One could make a compelling argument that the controversy surrounding Canadian seal hunting is the original source of manufactured outrage
One River, Many Relations, directed by Dr. Stéphane McLachlan with videographer Michael Tyas, will be screened at the 14th annual Global Justice Film Festival (GJFF).
The Girls! Girls! Girls! 12th annual fundraiser gala in support of the Gas Station Arts Centre will, as always, showcase female-identifying artists from many disciplines in varying stages of their creative development.
When the trailers for 2012’s Jack Reacher first hit theatres, the internet was skeptical.
Movies based on bestselling thriller novels are far from a sure thing. Sometimes, you end up with a classic (Silence of the Lambs). Other times, you can get a trashy but fun yarn (Gone Girl). While The Girl on the Train is far from the worst possible outcome from this equation, it’s still a bit of a mess.
AudioOpera’s “Forever” a staff pick on Vimeo
Streaming video is the future of home entertainment, but it’s also not always easy to be a streaming customer in Canada.
Unlocking the Cage
A Dog’s Life (Chienne de vie)
The Decolonizing Lens holds free monthly screenings
Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has made a name for himself creating absurdist black comedies and delivering on outrageous premises with deadpan seriousness.
It’s no easy feat to make a compelling documentary about a story everyone has followed in the press or online. When everyone knows the ending, a filmmaker has to work to make their audience care about the beginning and the middle.
Vendetta is a short martial arts film by Winnipeg filmmaker Kyle Wong premiering at the Action on Film International Film Festival the week of Sept. 2 to 10.