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Enacting delicate same-sex relationship with Ronan every day terrified me: Kate Winslet

During one of the conversations series organized by the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), thed iconic fest's executive director and co-head Joana Vicente catches up with Hollywood stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan in Francis Lee directed 'Ammonite'. The romantic drama is inspired by the life of 19th century British palaeontologist Mary Anning (Kate Winslet) who was in an all-consuming same-sex love with geologist Charlotte Murchison (Saoirse Ronan). Asha Bajaj brings you excerpts:

TIFF 2020 film 'Nomadland' is a study of modern-day nomad's life in West America

Toronto/IBNS: Directed, edited, produced, and screen played by Chloé Zhao, TIFF 2020 Gala Presentation 'Nomadland', an adapted version of Jessica Bruder’s non-fiction book celebrates humanity and community as she portrays the intimate life of widowed Fern (Frances McDormand) as a modern-day nomad. 

'A Suitable Boy' is not just the story of one woman’s choice but an entire country’s future: Mira Nair

Toronto/IBNS: Recipient of the Jeff Skoll Award in Impact Media Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy', a primetime presentation premiered in the Bell Digital Cinema as a closing film of 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). 

I want Hollywood with talent influx from across the world: Priyanka Chopra Jonas at TIFF

A favourite of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for over a decade now, international actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas had a virtual interaction with Cameron Bailey, the artistic director and co-head of  the festival this month. Chopra, who was the ambassador of Share Her Journey at the 45th edition of TIFF, spoke about the festival, Hollywood, Bollywood and her days in quarantine amid Covid-19 pandemic. India Blooms Canada special correspondent Asha Bajaj beings excerpts

Free online panel discussion of 'Planet Africa 25: Origin Stories' held at TIFF 2020

FToronto/IBNS: A free online presentation of 'Planet Africa 25: Origin Stories' was held at Bell Digital Talks by 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Sunday.

The Return of the Planet Africa Party can be watched tonight live at TIFF

Toronto/IBNS: The 45th Toronto International Festival (TIFF)'s hottest ticket, 'The Return of the Planet Africa Party', can be watched tonight live at TIFF at 10 pm with mixes from original Planet Africa Party DJ Dave Campbell and DJ Mr. Akil D from the B.L.A.C.K Ball.

TIFF 2020 premieres Francis Lee's 'Ammonite' starring Kate Winslet in lead

Toronto/IBNS: Directed and screen-played by England-based Francis Lee's Gala Presentation, 'Ammonite,' a 2020 romantic drama film, starring  Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, premiered on Saturday during 45th International Film Festival (TIFF) online at Bell Digital Cinema, TIFF reports said.

Halle Berry starrer 'Bruised' premieres at TIFF 2020

Toronto/IBNS: The 45th International Film Festival (TIFF) premiered Halle Berry's directional debut 'Bruised' online at Bell Digital Cinema as well as Visa Skyline Drive-In at CityView, Toronto on Saturday.

TIFF premieres The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America

Toronto/IBNS: Michelle Latimer's Documentary film The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America was premiered at the 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) at TIFF Bell Lightbox here on Saturday, TIFF reports said.

Cinema needs women representation outside their skin colours: Priyanka Chopra Jonas at TIFF

Toronto/IBNS: Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who ruled the Indian cinema for years, on Friday said cinema needs women representation irrespective of their skin colours and the selection should be based on their merits.

Toronto International Film Festival 2020 opens today in a different format

Toronto/(IBNS: The 2020 Toronto International Film Festival Festival (TIFF) launches the majority of its showings online,  the rest will be drive-in or outdoor showings, and a few select, physically distanced screenings in theatres with spectators and audience wearing masks, TIFF reports said. 

Tabu and Ishaan Khatter's A Suitable Boy to close TIFF 2020

Mumbai/IBNS: Tabu and Ishaan Khatter starrer film A Suitable Boy has been chosen to close the Toronto International Film Festival 2020.

'Reimagined physical and digital TIFF 2020' to run from Sept 10-19

Toronto/IBNS: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Wednesday announced its 45th edition, which is slated to run from Sept 10 to 19, will be held with physical screenings and drive-ins, digital screenings, virtual red carpets, press conferences, and industry talks, reports said.

Canada: TIFF presents special home-screening of the play 'The Normal Heart' on Crave

Toronto/IBNS: A special at-home screening of award-winning play 'The Normal Heart' would be hosted by Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in partnership with Pride Toronto on June 26 at Crave to celebrate Pride Month, TIFF reports said.

TIFF 2019: Films that drew attention of cinegoers at the festival

Several films have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 which took place in Toronto, Canada. IBNS correspondent Asha Bajaj picks some of the films for short reviews