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‘Maya and the Wave’ personifies Brazilian surfer's resilience in a man's world

Toronto: World champion Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira's passion for the field of competitive surfing battling against monster waves not only personifies Maya's resilience and bravery against all odds but also is an inspiration for women entrepreneurs.

Cricket was used in the story just as a tool: Kacchey Limbu director Shubham Yogi

Kacchey Limbu, the debut feature film of  director Shubham Yogi, is a coming-of-age sibling drama that follows a brother (played by Rajat Barmecha) and sister (Radhika Madan) navigating their family’s conditioning to find their own unique voice. The siblings in the film on competing cricket teams struggle to balance family and team loyalties. IBNS-TWF correspondent Asha Bajaj in conversation with the Yogi at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) after the film's World Premiere

TIFF: Anthony Shim’s ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ awarded TIFF Platform Prize

Toronto: The Platform Prize at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was awarded to Korean-Canadian filmmaker Anthony Shim’s sophomore feature ‘ Riceboy Sleeps’, the festival announced on Sep 18 during the TIFF awards ceremony held at TIFF Light Box.

TIFF: 'The Swimmers' is a true, moving tale of two young refugee sisters from Syria

Toronto: At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this month, one of the films that drew the attention of cine lovers is "The Swimmers", a film that captures the miraculous journey Syrian swimming sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini who fled as refugees from their war-ravaged country all the way to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

TIFF: ‘Carry It On’ is a tribute to Canadian-American indigenous singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie’s life

Canadian American singer-songwriter Sainte-Marie’s life, music, and activism broke barriers to make her an inspiration to fans and fellow musicians alike. Now a documentary premiered at TIFF captures that all.

TIFF: ‘In Her Hands’ personifies Zarifa Ghafari’s courage in the run-up to Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

In the months leading up to the Taliban takeover in 2021, Afghanistan’s youngest female mayor, Zarifa Ghafari, was dealing with danger, uncertainty, and personal turmoil. Now a documentary- In Her Hands- captures it all.

Shekar Kapur's cross-cultural romcom 'What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ starring Shabana Azmi and Emma Thompson premieres at TIFF

Toronto: Billed as a cross-cultural British romcom, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur's 'What's Love Got to Do With It?', which also stars two powerhouse actors like Shabana Azmi and Emma Thompson with a screenplay by Jemima Khan, was premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.

Film maestro Jean-Luc Godard, who led French New Wave, dies at 91

Paris:  Film director Jean-Luc Godard, who had led the  revolutionary French New Wave of cinema, passed away on Tuesday, media reports said.

Indo-Nepal bilingual movie Prem Geet 3 team visits Kolkata to promote their upcoming release

Kolkata:  The cast of Prem Geet 3, billed as the first ever Indo-Nepali bilingual film, recently visited Kolkata city to promote their movie.

PVR Pictures hosts special screening of French film 'Notre-Dame On Fire' in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Promoting the cultural diversity of France, PVR Pictures organized a special screening event of the French film 'Notre-Dame On Fire' in partnership with the French Embassy at PVR Director’s Cut, Vasant Kunj in Delhi on Friday.

UK and Australia screen Jungle Cry to celebrate Kolkata’s passion for Rugby

Jungle Crows, the British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata and the Australian Consulate-General, Kolkata, organised an exclusive screening of the movie Jungle Cry at the British Club Kolkata Sunday.

Jungkook to appear in 'cameo' in animated Disney show: Report

Los Angeles: Some K-pop idols, including Jungkook from BTS have made their way into an animated Disney series.

BTS grabs three awards at 2022 Billboard Music Awards success

Seoul: Popular South Korean band BTS has won three awards at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), one of the three biggest pop music honors in the US, Billboard said.

Argentine film on Rabindranath Tagore Thinking of Him releases in India

Argentine film on Rabindranath Tagore, Thinking of Him, released in theatres across India on the occasion of the Nobel Laureate's 161st birth anniversary Monday.

South Korean actress Kang Soo-youn dies

Seoul: Popular South Korean actress Kang Soo-youn died on Saturday, media reports said.