The following is a guest post by filmmaker Shira Avni.
Congratulations to all! The world premiere of Tying Your Own Shoes was on Friday at 5pm here in Leipzig, Germany.
They put us in an ENORMOUS theatre - it seats about 800 and was maybe half...
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...
I've spent the past few days loading some classic NFB trailers into the Screening Room and, given the high nostalgia factor, thought it only fitting to highlight them here. There are earlier films from directors like Giles Walker and John N. Smith and represent...
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.
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, ...
April 6, 1994 was the beginning of the 100 days of genocide in Rwanda. Dr. James Orbinski was a field doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières and was stationed there during this time. His challenge in such horrible circumstances was to decide who gets treatment,...
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...
Hot off the heels of a killer festival run, Brett Gaylor's film RiP! A Remix Manifesto, about copyright and content creation in the digital age, will open theatrically in select theatres across Canada this month.
From its inception, RiP! has been an open source documentary,...
Starting on March 4, Eric Bednarski's documentary The Strangest Dream begins its national tour, showing in select theatres across Canada until April 10. The film is about Nobel Peace Prize-winning nuclear physicist Sir Joseph Rotblat and his efforts to stop nuclear proliferation. Rotblat, worried...
Heaven on Earth has been hugely popular on this site since it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last September. Centring around Chand, a young Indian bride who emigrates from India to Canada to marry a man she's never met, the film explores...
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...