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'Nomadland' - People's Choice Award Winner

'Nomadland' - People's Choice Award Winner

September 20, 2020

Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand), a woman in her sixties, packs her van and embarks on a journey through the American West, on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.

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Jessica Barden talks about her new film 'Holler'

Jessica Barden talks about her new film 'Holler'

September 18, 2020

Jessica Barden, who stars in the TIFF Industry Select film Holler, tells us how she actually worked in a scrap yard to prep for this film, and the fun time she had rollerblading. She also tells our interviewer Marriska Fernandes about a scary experience at an Airbnb and reveals the kinds of roles she's looking […]

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Michelle Latimer talks about her new mini-series 'Trickster'

Michelle Latimer talks about her new mini-series 'Trickster'

September 18, 2020

Michelle Latimer, who directed and co-created the CBC mini-series Trickster, talks about bringing a very original series to Canadian TV and explains the significance of a trickster in Indigenous storytelling. She tells our interviewer Marriska Fernandes why CBC was the right network for the series and reveals the filmmaker she paid homage to on the […]

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Anna Maguire & Jesse LaVercombe talk 'Violation'

Anna Maguire & Jesse LaVercombe talk 'Violation'

September 15, 2020

Violation stars Anna Maguire and Jesse LaVercombe talk about what the TIFF platform means for Canadian actors. They then reveal what they liked about the script and the mental preparation for their roles. They also tell our interviewer Marriska Fernandes about how inspiring it was working with filmmakers Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli.

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Jordan Canning & Howie Shia talk '4 North A'

Jordan Canning & Howie Shia talk '4 North A'

September 15, 2020

Directors Jordan Canning and Howie Shia talk to our interviewer Marriska Fernandes about their TIFF short film, 4 North A. Jordan, who also wrote the screenplay, revealed her personal connection to the story, while Howie explained how he cultivated his unique animation style. They also talk about the relevance and timeliness of their short film, […]

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Alex Anna talks 'Scars'

Alex Anna talks 'Scars'

September 14, 2020

Director Alex Anna talks about her new short film, Scars, which blends documentary and animation to bring awareness to the emotional distress behind self harming. Ms. Anna describes her own personal battle with emotional pain, including how she felt when her friends and family ignored her scars. She reveals what we can do if we […]

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'The Father' Trailer

'The Father' Trailer

September 14, 2020

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman star in Florian Zeller's directorial debut about one man's slide into dementia.

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J Blakeson & Rosamund Pike talk 'I Care a Lot'

J Blakeson & Rosamund Pike talk 'I Care a Lot'

September 13, 2020

I Care a Lot director J Blakeson and star Rosamund Pike talk about the original and bold take on the film, and tackling a subject matter that was disturbing and immoral. Rosamund tells our interviewer Marriska Fernandes that this was the first time she had zero access when prepping for a role - no one returned her […]

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Charles Officer, Saul Williams and Thamela Mpumlwana talk 'Akilla's Escape'

Charles Officer, Saul Williams and Thamela Mpumlwana talk 'Akilla's Escape'

September 12, 2020

Director Charles Officer and actors Saul Williams and Thamela Mpumlwana discuss their film Akilla's Escape. They talk to our interviewer Marriska Fernandes about the importance of showcasing their film on the TIFF platform and the timeliness of the film. Charles talks about his journey and the challenges he faced when it came to telling stories […]

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'I Am Greta' Trailer

'I Am Greta' Trailer

September 12, 2020

Greta Thunberg’s meteoric one-year rise from high-school climate strike organizer to inspiration for a global movement.