Every year thousands of people travel to Spain to embark on a pilgrimage across the trail of El Camino de Santiago to the shrine of the apostle St. James. Director Tristan Cook, along with his crew and cellist Dane Johansen, invite us to join them on El Camino in Strangers on the Earth.
Alicia Fletcher is a media archivist and film programmer dedicated to promoting and advocating for moving image preservation. Her expertise in early cinema makes her the ideal curator and host of Silent Revue, Toronto’s on-going examination of silent film held at the historic Revue Cinema.
She is also the curator of the Ladies of Burlesque program at The Royal Cinema. And top it all off, she teaches a seminar in the History of Film at Ryerson University. READ MORE
The Secret Sessions: The Movie Experience (TSS) took us to the grand, golden days of Hollywood for their second edition this past week. The Secret Sessions… offers a unique dabbling in a fictional world from all genres, from cult classics to drama to comedy. The film’s title is kept secret until the night-of, with the only the dress code and location revealed in advance.
I missed TSS’ first instalment which debuted in Toronto in November of 2016 by inviting guests into the world of Ron Burgundy and Anchorman. I was sure not miss out on the opportunity this time around! My thoughts on the evening below… READ MORE
The Canadian Film Fest (CFF) is just around the corner. The festival’s line up is looking very interesting and diverse. New this year is the festival’s new location, the Scotiabank Theatre. CFF will take place March 21-25; tickets already available for purchase online. READ MORE
Three hit National Film Board of Canada (NFB) films were announced today as part of Canada’s Top Ten, an annual list of the country’s finest short and feature-length films, announced by the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). READ MORE