By Yulia Fedorov
A woman’s inability to conceive a child is a heavy subject that few choose to discuss openly. Shrouded in mystery and tainted with ‘shame’, it’s a topic of discussion that has historically remained behind closed doors, or within the confines of online anonymous support groups.
By Tonte Spiff
After much anticipation, the Vaughan International Film Festival ’19 (VFF) has come and gone. On the closing night, VFF hosted an awards show to spotlight the best productions and performances put on display.
The evening began with the People’s Choice Award, voted on by festival goers, awarded to Sarah Gonyea for her documentary film A Voice for Change: The Laura Hillier Story.
By Justin Wong
Now in its 7th year, the Vaughan International Film Festival provides a platform for both local and international filmmakers. Hosted at the Cineplex Colossus Theatre in Vaughan, 18 student films from 11 different high schools across the Greater Toronto Area were chosen for the Student Initiatives Film Competition.
By Ellie King
It’s no secret that women have always held a presence in the world of film and are crucial to the art form, yet have not always earned the recognition, respect nor representation they deserve.
By Ellie King
The Vaughan International Film Festival (VFF) held screenings of international short films at Cineplex Cinema in Vaughan from May 13 to May 16.
By Benjamin Akpan
The 7th annual Vaughan International Film Festival came into full swing on Monday, May 13th, bringing a wide range of multi-genre short films from around the globe to its audience.
The not-for-profit festival, which seeks to offer a platform for independent film creators to put forth their work, opened its five-day event with a block of 11 short films highlighting local and international filmmakers alike. And these 11 shorts – 36% of which are directed by women – did not fail to deliver.