Cliff is a dreamy, reflective work that follows a series of interviews Eyland gave during the years before his death in 2020
As our own reality becomes more and more of a techno-dystopia, Cronenberg’s films offer an exhilarating and disturbing perspective on the intersection between biology and technology.
As a national institution pushing toward its 90th anniversary, it may not come as a surprise to some that the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has officially picked up its 76th Academy Award nomination, considering the Board’s remarkable tenure. The recipient of the NFB’s Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short Film is Affairs of the Art, a short created by United Kingdom filmmakers Joanna Quinn and Les Mills with their production company Beryl Productions International and co-produced by the NFB’s own Michael Fukushima.
The Queen of Basketball by Canadian filmmaker Ben Proudfoot is the inspiring story of Lusia “Lucy” Harris from her childhood in Minter City, Miss. to her induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
In March, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is celebrating unique voices in film from a diverse array of individuals. This month, it is highlighting the perspectives of women and Inuit filmmakers and, like most of its collection, the NFB will be offering these films free of charge. The first two presentations are feature-length documentaries which will be released on March 8 in honour of International Women’s Day.
Haitian-Canadian director Yasmine Mathurin’s latest documentary, One of Ours, tackles internalized colonialism within Indigenous communities, particularly when it is wielded against one of their own.
The equivalent of one truckload of garbage is dumped into the ocean every minute. Currently, plastic can be found in 80 per cent of seabirds and it is estimated by the year 2050 plastic will be found in 99 per cent of them. With statistics this staggering, the award-winning documentary Hell or Clean Water is a much-needed alarm bell for the future of the planet’s health.
The popular phrase “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is perhaps the best way to summarize the events that happened between July 2017 and May 2018 in Markham, Ont. On a July morning that fateful year, the residents of Cathedraltown — a residential neighbourhood of Markham — awoke to find a giant chrome cow on 25-foot tall stilts in the parkette that acts as a front lawn to some houses on Charity Crescent.
It is around this time every year that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honours some of the best filmmaking, acting and technical…
During Manitoba’s initial shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, many beloved institutions were shuttered and long-anticipated events were cancelled. One of these…