Celebrate the Magic of Filmmaking with the TIFF Picture Palace

On March 2, 2019, the Toronto International Film Festival invites you to celebrate the magic of filmmaking with the TIFF Picture Palace. Curated by TIFF Artistic Director and Co-Head Cameron Bailey, the TIFF Picture Palace is the successor to TIFF’s interactive DigiPlayspace exhibitions children, with this new exhibition aiming towards on older crowd of 14 […]

High Concept: TIFF Cinematheque Revisits the Films of Denis Villeneuve

To coincide with the upcoming release of Blade Runner 2049, TIFF Cinematheque is presenting High Concept: The Films of Denis Villeneuve from September 26 to October 5. The series covers all of Denis Villenueve’s filmography from his early Quebecois films, such as Polytechnique (Sept 27, 6:30 PM) and Incendies (Sept 29, 6:45 PM). to his more recent forays into Hollywood […]

York U Flashback: Mon oncle Antoine and National Identity in Quebecois Cinema

Happy Canada Day! Throughout the course of the next two months, the TIFF Bell Lightbox is hosting the free retrospective “Canadian Open Vault: The All-Time Top Ten,” featuring the all time top Canadian films, as selected by TIFF’s fourth national poll.  The first of these screenings will be this afternoon at 1pm, with a screening […]

York U Flashback: 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her and Semiotics

As you may know, I graduated from York University, here in Toronto, with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies.  Wanting to keep a record of all my writing, I have retained every essay I have written during my four years in film studies.  While I already link to my favourite essays from […]