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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