Last month's Toronto International Film Festival featured, among its 146 world premieres from 70 countries, cutting-edge films from the greater Middle East - the cutting edge of not only technology but coverage of critical world events.
She won a National Book Critics Circle prize for "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage," and is a three-time winner of the Governor General's prize.
The Summit provokes many questions, but should appeal to aficionados of adventure (in particular mountaineering).
Prisoners is a thriller allegory about U.S. foreign policy featuring a dream cast including Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, and Melissa Leo.
The film audience cringes as Wadjda's flowering pre-teen youth is hammered with humiliations and denials of even the slightest sign of human growth.
TORONTO - There's a definite increase of films by and about Palestinians being shown around the world, and several were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.
The focus though is on the facts, such as the U.S. being the nearly most wealth-unequal country in the world.
In its 49th season, the Chicago International Film Festival is the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. With over 150 titles from over 50 countries, there is a wealth of films to choose from for any progressive viewer.
The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off another 10 day-run of amazing cinema Sept 5-15.
After recent excursions in Europe, Woody Allen has brought his filmmaking back home, with excellent results.