By Nabeela Damji
Based on writer and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's real life experience, Farming is the true story of a troubled teenager who finds acceptance in the most horrific way possible.
By Nabeela Damji
Damon Cardasis’ feature film Saturday Church is a heartwarming story about a young boy’s quest to find himself, when his family and the world are not accepting of who he is. He must go out into the world and find acceptance in the hands of strangers, who in turn become more like family than those who are.
By Muniyra Douglas
The story of a 14-year old bride is not an easy narrative to tackle. But writer-director Ash Mayfair makes her feature film debut with the The Third Wife, and does an excellent job at creating such an emotional and visually appealing film. Set in late 19th century Vietnam, the story revolves around May, who at only 14 years old is chosen to be the third wife of a wealthy landowner.
By Athena Yuan
China is the place where Apple has most of its iPhones manufactured. However, as iPhones cost up to 30 percent more in China due to taxes and levies than Hong Kong, smuggling becomes a lucrative activity for criminals.
By Ramanan Sundaralingam
Putin’s Witnesses is riveting, to say the least. An inside look at the Kremlin and Russian President Vladimir Putin, that the outside world will probably never again get to see in their lifetime.
By Danny Sheahan
“Film history has been sexist by omission,” says narrator Tilda Swinton in the first few minutes of director Mark Cousins’ epic documentary film Women Make Film: A Road Movie Through Cinema (2018). The documentary had its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ‘18.