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Goliath (Directors: David and Nathan Zellner): “Are you the motherfucker they call Bitchtits?” This outrageous line of dialogue occurs just when we think our protagonist can’t get any more unlucky. And then the speaker attempts to light his own farts … 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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Shinsedai Festival 2011

Shinsedai launches its third edition tonight through Sunday at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Continuing to showcase new independent cinema from Japan, co-programmers Chris Magee (J-Film Powwow) and Jasper Sharp (Midnight Eye) have curated another strong lineup for this year’s … Continue reading

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Husbands screens tonight, Monday July 18, 2011 at 6:30pm, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of the series Masks and Faces: The Films of John Cassavetes. The series runs from July 14-31. Husbands (1970, Director: John Cassavetes): I’m not … Continue reading

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Masks and Faces: The Films of John Cassavetes at TIFF Bell Lightbox

From July 14-31, TIFF Bell Lightbox is presenting a retrospective of the work of pioneering American independent filmmaker John Cassavetes (1929-1989). It’s the first time in 20 years that such a major exhibition of Cassavetes’ work has taken place in … Continue reading

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