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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Indian actor Radhika Madan stunned all her fans and followers by giving them her style statement from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2022.
Toronto: Back for its seventh year, the excitement and fun of the Toronto International Film Festival pours out from the theatres onto Festival Street and over to David Pecaut Square.
Toronto: Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has announced that Academy Award–winning Icelandic artist and composer Hildur Guðnadóttir will be honoured with the Variety Artisan Award, and that Award-winning Welsh Egyptian filmmaker and screenwriter Sally El Hosaini will be honoured with the TIFF Emerging Talent Award presented by MGM at the annual TIFF Tribute Awards.
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/IBNS: Toronto International Film Festival 2021 (TIFF 2021) is screening 'As In Heaven', a powerful film set in the 19th century, addressing issues like religious dogma, superstitions and unscientific beliefs that are still being dealt with by humanity.
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:
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.
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).
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
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.