Tag Archives: coming-of-age


Maidentrip (Director: Jillian Schlesinger): The idea of a 13 year old girl naut­ic­ally cir­cum­nav­ig­at­ing the globe alone would sound nutty and ill-advised to nearly any­one. Those were the cir­cum­stances that garnered world­wide media atten­tion and touched off a con­ten­tious debate … Continue read­ing

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild opens the­at­ric­ally in Toronto on Friday July 13, 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild (Director: Benh Zeitlin): Reactions to Benh Zeitlin’s first fea­ture film have ranged from crit­ical raves call­ing it a mas­ter­piece to Twitter … Continue read­ing

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The Tree of Life

eOne released The Tree of Life on DVD and Blu-ray in Canada on October 11, 2011. Help sup­port Toronto Screen Shots by buy­ing it on Amazon.ca. The Tree of Life (Director: Terrence Malick): When I first saw Terrence Malick’s long-awaited … Continue read­ing

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Amy George

Amy George screens at part of the Canada First pro­gramme at TIFF 2011. Amy George (Directors: Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas): Toward the end of this quietly res­on­ant film, 13-year-old Jesse’s mother tells him about a time when he was … Continue read­ing

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Kati with an I

Kati with an I is screen­ing on Monday February 14 at 8pm at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana. Kati with an I (Director: Robert Greene): Shot mostly over a tumul­tu­ous three-day period lead­ing up to Kati’s … Continue read­ing

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