Currently Browsing: Toronto International Film Festival
An aunt and niece duo reunite at a house they inherited only to explore the aging woman’s past of assimilation in a post-war Finland. Such is the synopsis of Katja Gauriloff’s 2023 film, Je’Vida. Chosen as an Official Selection at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival, this black and white picture marks the first feature film in the Skolt Sámi language.… read more.
Today, I am celebrating a milestone intimately connected with my own life: The world premiere of The Company – twenty years ago today – at the Toronto International Film Festival
In 2003, I was in Chicago – in a period of transition from my old life as a health care computer consultant to my new life as a writer – when I learned that Indie Icon Robert Altman was also in Chicago making a new film with our world-renown Joffrey Ballet Company.… read more.
The winners of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) have been announced and as the dust is now settled, we can sift through the hype and clearly see the outcome at this year’s fest. Yes, the stars were shining bright along the red carpet and there’s certainly a bit of Oscar buzz already, but more than that is a perception and an actuality that female filmmakers are making a mark in the film industry. … read more.
The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival may have come to an end but women in film had many achievements to celebrate.
The Gala and Special Presentation programs were certainly the big headliners with the likes of Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood. If you’re anything like me, you’re going to get emotional as soon as the film starts.… read more.
Women filmmakers were celebrated at IndieWire Female Filmmakers Dinner at Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 8 at The Purman (presented by Canada Goose). This year, TIFF (which runs through September 15) is presenting more than 330 films: 36 percent are directed, co-directed, and/or created by women; a slight increase from last year’s representation of 35 percent.… read more.