A few years back, filmmaker Min Sook Lee set out to make a little film, Tiger Spirit, about one man's quest to prove that the tiger, a symbol of resilience in Korean mythology, still lives in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea. The film...
Check out all the trailers for the films we've got playing at the 2009 Calgary International Film Festival.
CBQM (Dennis Allen) 66:36 min
INVISIBLE CITY (Hubert Davis) 70 min
TULKU (Gesar Mukpo) 75 min
PARIS 1919 (Paul Cowan) 94 min
ROADSWORTH (Alan Kohl) 72 min
THIS LAND (Dianne...
The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima.
That title sounds a bit like a fairy tale, and in a way, it is. HA’Aki, Iriz Pääbo’s paean to our putative national sport, shinny, is an eccentric gem of a film. This little...
Artist Mark Lewis’ latest work is a film trilogy entitled Cold Morning. The 3 films, Cold Morning, Nathan Phillips Square, A Winter’s Night, Skating and TD Centre, 54th Floor combine to make up the first major public exhibition of Lewis’ work in Toronto, Mark...
So the Montreal World Film Festival is underway!
For those of you in the city, we've got 5 world premieres at this year's festival: The Man Who Slept, A Monk's Secret, Celebrating Chiac, Part 2, Land of the Heads and Vive la Rose.
There's also the...
We've got 5 world premieres at the Montreal World Film Festival (WFF) this year, one of which is Cédric Louis and Claude Barras' Land of the Heads. I've yet to see the film, but both the description and the trailer already have me hooked.
Two NFB films and two filmmakers were honoured at tonight's awards ceremony at the 2009 Hot Docs film festival in Toronto.
Invisible City, Hubert Davis' documentary about two boys crossing the threshold into adulthood in Toronto's Regent Park, was named Best Canadian Feature.
"The Award goes...
This year, we've got an impressive presence at the 2009 Hot Docs documentary film festival in Toronto, one of the largest doc festivals in the world which takes place April 30 to May 10.
We have eight films being presented this year, including:
Invisible City, ...
Cordell Barker's latest animated short, Runaway, is heading to Cannes for the 48th International Critics' Week (May 14-22). The same man who brought us (my favourite) Strange Invaders and (everyone's favourite) The Cat Came Back has teamed up with the NFB once again to...
Paris 1919, Paul Cowan's film about the Paris Peace Conference at the end of World War I, will screen at the 2009 Hot Docs documentary film festival in Toronto. The film is featured as part of the World Showcase program and will be presented...
Boing Boing Video has a 7-minute excerpt from Alan Kohl's feature documentary, Roadsworth: Crossing the Line. It's definitely worth checking out, and if you happen to be in the Austin, Texas area this week, you can catch the whole film at the SXSW festival...
Festival favourite RiP: A Remix Manifesto will screen at this year’s Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois as part of a workshop/panel discussion. RiP explores the issues of intellectual property in the digital era and shatters the wall between users and producers.
The screening takes place on...