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Canada: Bollywood Ki Dhun pays tribute to Kishore Kumar on his 93rd b'day

Markham/IBNS: Organized by the team of Bollywood Ki Dhun, a free community event with a live musical concert titled “Gaata Rahe Mera Dil” was held on Thursday, at the Vedic Cultural Centre, Markham in Canada to pay tribute to legendary Kishore Kumar, Bollywood singer, composer, actor, and director on his 93rd Birthday.

TIFF to ban state-backed Russian delegations from festival, to only program independent films

Toronto/IBNS: Following the moves of the Cannes Film Festival and Venice Biennale this week, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has also banned state-backed Russian film and media bodies from participating in this year’s festival in response to the invasion of Ukraine, TIFF has stated.

Toronto praises Marati film 'Jayanti' positively with notes of oneness

Toronto/IBNS: Marathi movie Jayanti with English subtitles was very well perceived among the Canadian diaspora as Fox Theatre opened its doors on Sunday morning. Directed by Shailesh Narwade, and starring Ruturaj Wankhede, Titeeksha Tawade and Milind Shinde, the movie based on its unconventional theme won over the audience in Toronto.

TIFF 2021 to celebrate Abenaki artist-activist Alanis Obomsawin in special TIFF Cinematheque

Toronto/IBNS: The 46th edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) would be presenting a special TIFF Cinematheque retrospective of Abenaki artist, filmmaker, singer, writer, and activist Alanis Obomsawin, entitled Celebrating Alanis.

Canadian documentary film ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases sublime culture of South India

Canada/IBNS: Directed, produced, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada, the documentary ‘Divine Musical Dancers’ showcases the celestial culture of South India through the performances of a celebrated dance group from Tamil Nadu — comprising of 4 states namely Chennai, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh — in South India.

Unlawful killings, rapes, kidnapping based on 2009 Sri Lankan civil war feature in Canada film

Toronto/IBNS: Filmed in Tamil Nadu in 2019, ‘Pearl in the Blood’ is a feature film produced, directed, and written by Ken Kandiah from Canada and is based on true events of the Sri Lankan civil war of 2009 depicting a lethal society of numerous rapes, crimes, and killings.

Canadian documentary 'Divine Dancers In Heaven' by Ken Kandiah showcases Tamil Nadu's dances

Toronto/IBNS: 'Divine Dancers in Heaven', a documentary produced and directed in Canada by Ken Kandiah, showcases the dances of Tamil Nadu, well-known as the cultural paradise for several celebrated folk dances.

India gives me stories and Canada freedom to express them: Filmmaker Deepa Mehta

Kolkata/IBNS: Filmmaker Deepa Mehta has recently said Canada gives her the freedom to express the ideas which she used to get from India.

Toronto International Film Festival 2019 to begin on September 5; get your tickets now

Toronto, August 15 (IBNS): The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival will feature a stellar NFB lineup with world premieres from filmmakers Alanis Obomsawin, Yung Chang, Theodore Ushev, Christopher Auchter and Sandra Ignagni.

Canada: The long wait for TIFF 2018 is at last over

Toronto, Sep 7 (IBNS): The Toronto International Film Festival  (TIFF) 2018 began on Thursday in Toronto, Ontario, with great pomp and enthusiasm.

Katrina Kaif receives taunts in Vancouver during Da-Bangg tour; actress hits back

Vancouver, July 12 (IBNS): The Da-Bangg tour certainly was not bereft of bad memories for actress Katrina Kaif as she received taunts following her show in Vancouver, Canada.

Rajaditya Banerjee's 'Death Certificate' to screen in Toronto in February 2018

Toronto, Dec 9 (IBNS): Debutant director Rajaditya Banerjee's feature film 'Death Certificate' made in an unusual Indian language will be screened in Toronto in Canada, in early February, 2018.

Toronto International Film Festival reveals first gala and special representation titles for 2017

Toronto, July 26 (IBNS): Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, have unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes of the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival.

Karan Johar meets Mélanie Joly

Toronto, Sept 11 (IBNS): Indian filmmaker Karan Johar met Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly during his visit to the country.