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TIFF 2015 Review: Kokom

Kokom is Kevin Papaties’s presentation of the history and resilience of his family’s aboriginal heritage. Using mixed media, we are taken on a journey of memory and preservation. Papatie pays loving homage to his grandmother, whose very way of life and...

TIFF 2015 Review: Mr. Right

After discovering that her boyfriend has been cheating on her, loveable, scatterbrained Martha (Anna Kendrick) starts looking for omens in her day-to-day existence, eventually realizing she lacks the capacity to allow adventure into her life. This all changes when a...

TIFF 2015 Review: Stonewall

Danny (Jeremy Irvine) flees his small Indiana home after he’s publicly outed as a gay man and heads to New York City and eventually Greenwich Village where he joins the gay subculture of Christopher Street in 1969. However, as tensions on the street rise and Danny...

TIFF 2015 Review: Overpass

Mathieu (Téo Vachon Sincennes) spends an evening spray-painting graffiti on the side of an overpass, trying to finish before the police catch him. Narrowly escaping, he returns home to sleep on the couch. His mother wakes him, bothering him about his laziness and...

TIFF 2015 Review: Hurt

In 1984 and ’85, amputee Steve Fonyo captured the emotions of the nation and raised millions of dollars for cancer research by running from the East coast of Canada to the West, something national hero Terry Fox famously couldn’t do. However outside of being...