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03/25/2017 at 18:37. Facebook
If your mind is ever wandering during a film, just remember:

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03/25/2017 at 16:22. Facebook
Remembering the late Robert B. Silvers, co-founder and longtime editor of The New York Review of Books, who passed away earlier this week. In 2014, he visited us onstage for Martin Scorsese's "50 Year Argument" and talked about what makes great editorial.
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03/24/2017 at 21:35. Facebook
“She's the best actress of her generation.”

Olivier Assayas claims he wouldn't have written Personal Shopper if he hadn't known Kristen Stewart. See Assayas' haunting ghost story, now playing exclusively in Toronto at TIFF: bit.ly/2mAaj1R
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03/24/2017 at 17:08. Facebook
"Hey Col, have you heard of this 'World Wide Web'? I think it could be really big." In 1994, a man from the suburbs of Manchester, England, turned his personal movie database into the largest public record of movie information in the world, with one of the world's first internet websites, IMDb. We talk to IMDb's Founder and CEO, Col Needham, on our podcast this week about his story, and what...
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03/24/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
"It’s not La La Land, that’s for sure. This is a film that’s very different in its approach, you have to go in without expectations. Because its theme is aging — what does one do as they’re aging? How do they think? How do they function?"—Joan Benec, the star (and real-life grandmother) of filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz's Never Eat Alone.

“Going Back There and Doing All That Again”

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03/23/2017 at 22:04. Facebook
“Human beings share the same common problems. A film can only be understood if it depicts these properly.”

The great Akira Kurosawa, born on this day in 1910.
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03/23/2017 at 20:08. Facebook
TIFF Programmers interview a budding new film audience — their kids.

TIFF Kids, one of the largest children's film festivals in the world, starts April 7 ➡ tiff.net/kids
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03/23/2017 at 18:21. Facebook
TIFF Kids is one of the largest kids film festival in the world. Join us as we celebrate our 20th anniversary — and our largest programme to date, with 160 films from 40 over countries.

See you at the movies!

TIFF Kids International Film Festival

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03/23/2017 at 15:41. Facebook
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03/22/2017. Facebook
“The public reception and box office performance overseas totally dispels the notion that African American films can’t travel outside of North America. This clearly demonstrates that there is global demand for high quality original films that address universal emotions.”

Moonlight has been playing at TIFF Bell Lightbox for 21 weeks and counting. Tickets to watch this year's Oscar Best Picture...
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‘Moonlight’ Crosses $50M+ At Worldwide Box Office With China & Japan On Deck

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03/22/2017. Facebook
Here are just a few things that urban activist Jane Jacobs did to change our cities, streets and neighbourhoods for the better.

Watch our doc tribute to the heroine of urban planning, starting April 21:

Illustration by James Gulliver Hancock.
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03/22/2017. Facebook
"Where's the Rob Ford biopic?" Franklin Leonard launched The Black List in 2005 to use data to find the best scripts and stories in Hollywood, and is now a go-to for most Hollywood producers and studios. He joined our podcast to share specific advice and story ideas for Canadian screenwriting hopefuls.

TIFF LONG TAKE Ep. 2: The Science To A Successful Screenplay

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03/22/2017. Facebook
"She’s a bookish young woman. She defies authority. She moves away from an abusive family and into the mansion of a rich aristocrat. He’s tall and beastly, rude and impassive. Their personalities clash. Slowly, they find solace — in each other, in their shared interests. They spend time together and learn from the vast chasm that separates their worlds. She learns his terrible secret. Her love...
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Beauty And The Beast and Jane Eyre are the Same Story

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03/21/2017. Facebook
"I like the scar better than the wound. I don’t know why. I think I feel there is a past and a future if we use our imagination."

Connor Jessup discusses After the Storm with Japanese auteur Hirokazu Koreeda — playing now at TIFF.

“I Like the Scar Better than the Wound”

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03/21/2017. Facebook
A perfect blend of astrology, Montmartre, and mystery. This is the peaceful, stunning new trailer of Maison Du Bonheur by Canada’s Chantal Akerman — Sofia Bohdanowicz.

Watch more of her films this Saturday:
TIFF
03/21/2017. Facebook
Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.
—Rumi

We're celebrating Persian New Year and World Poetry Day by visiting the land of poets—Iran—through the gorgeous animated fable Window Horses.
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03/21/2017. Facebook
"What's the difference between Hollywood characters and mine? Mine are real."

Happy 60th birthday to the realest one, Spike Lee ✊
TIFF
03/20/2017. Facebook
Giovanna Fossati of EYE Filmmuseum and the University of Amsterdam / Universiteit van Amsterdam discusses new directions in film research and preservation, and presents an accompanying selection of silent shorts.
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03/20/2017. Facebook
"History can be lost if no one tells the story—so that's what I do." The legendary Alanis Obomsawin ✊

On April 2, we screen her epic documentary on the injustices inflicted on Indigenous children. See it at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival:
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03/20/2017. Facebook
The art of special effects and hand-colouring in early silent films.

Free screening and talk by Giovanna Fossati, Chief Curator at EYE Filmmuseum tonight at 7pm: bit.ly/2mIUBwz