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2024 Oscar nominations include 12 films from TIFF 2023’s official selection

Toronto/IBNS: TIFF 2023’s official selection of 12 films have received Oscar nominations including American Fiction.

The world needs to be aware of the struggles faced by the transgender people: Deepa Mehta

Caught between duty and self-determination, Sirat Taneja, a transgender woman of Delhi, has to lead a dual life. At home, she has to act as her conservative mother’s son,  while outside,  she can be a woman enjoying with her friends. She also works in a government office. The documentary I Am Sirat  is a collaborative effort between  Canada-based transnational filmmaker Deepa Mehta and Taneja focusing on the troubling and complex duality of this existence. After the Red Carpet event at the Toronto International Film Festival recently, TWF correspondent Asha Bajaj met with Deepa Mehta and Sirat Taneja to discuss the documentary

TIFF2023: I hope persistent search for truth will impact audiences, says South African filmmaker Ian Gabriel on 'Death of a Whistleblower'

Against the backdrop of British colonialism, tribal conflict, apartheid, and ongoing difficulties, Ian Gabriel's Death of a Whistleblower thoughtfully blends past and present to reflect South Africa's intricate legacy, while highlighting the unwavering resilience of its women. In the film investigative journalist Luyanda Masinda's life is thrown into shock when her one night lover, well known editor Stanley Galloway, is killed in front of her in a busy Johannesburg street as the political thriller highlights the devastating risks faced by South African whistleblowers. IBNS Canada bureau chief Suman Das catches up with Ian Gabriel along with the cast at the 48th edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

TIFF screens Norwegian filmmaker Sara Margrethe Oskal's 'The Tundra Within Me' set in the reindeer herding backdrop

Toronto: In a cinematic world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Norwegian filmmaker Sara Margrethe Oskal's debut feature, 'The Tundra Within Me', was screened taking the audience on a visually stunning and emotionally resonant expedition to the snow-covered landscapes of Sápmi in northern Norway.

'Audience response to Kill is exhilarating', says Karan Johar as he wows Toronto to promote Kill after TIFF premiere

Toronto/IBNS: Guess where you can spot a candid, animated Karan Johar these days? The answer is Toronto.

TIFF to screen Ian Gabriel's investigative thriller Death of a Whistleblower

"Death of a Whistleblower", to be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September, has been billed as a gripping investigative thriller set against South Africa's rich tapestry of history and struggle telling the story of a world where corruption clashes with courage .

TIFF 2023 to open with Hayao Miyazaki's film 'The Boy and the Heron'

Toronto/IBNS: The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced has that Studio Ghibli’s long-awaited fantastical epic feature film, 'The Boy and the Heron', from Academy Award-winning visionary director Hayao Miyazaki, will be the opening night presentation on Sept 7.

TIFF 2023 announces 60 films in first wave of Galas and Special Presentations

Toronto: TIFF has announced 60 official selections in the Gala and Special Presentations programmes for this year’s Festival, with films representing 70 countries from around the world.

Amid the rising Covid death toll I thought now is the time to tell my story: Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical The Fabelmans was world premiered during the recent Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) as a special presentation. It was for the first time that Spielberg came to the Festival with his most personal film spanning experiences from his childhood to his passion for movie making, and the family dynamics. Cameron Bailey, the CEO of TIFF, spoke to Spielberg. Asha Bajaj shares the conversation between Cameron Bailey and the director 

‘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.

Radhika Madan gives fashion statement from TIFF 2022. Check out

Indian actor Radhika Madan stunned all her fans and followers by giving them her style statement from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2022.