Hot Docs 2014: Living Stars (Gaston Duprat & Mariano Cohn)

Having its Canadian Premiere this afternoon at the Scotiabank Theatre at 1:45, this joyous mixtape celebrates life and music through that most intimate and revealing art… dance. Filmed on location in Buenos Aires, everyday folk cut loose before a static camera while family, friends and pets watch, go about their daily lives or join the party. (Sometimes…

TIFF- Short Cuts Canada Programme 3

  Screening today at the Lightbox at 10pm and tomorrow at 2:45pm is the next installment of Shorts for this year’s TIFF. The first two programmes have been filled with delightful surprises and some wonderful pieces and this collection is no different featuring a variety of pieces that are stunningly beautiful to watch. We Wanted…

Hot Docs: The Great North Korean Picture Show – James Leong & Lynn Lee

Wednesday evening, I got a look inside the world of acting and film in North Korea. What I found was an entertaining film, that despite being heavily monitored by the secretive state’s government (they reviewed all the dailies before they were allowed to be used, and some material couldn’t be used due to faults, according to them,…