TIFF revealed its Canada’s Top Ten list of features and short films of 2019. This year’s Top Ten list features three directorial debuts and four Indigenous filmmakers.
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019)
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Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story and Matthew Rankin’s The Twentieth Century lead all films in the nominations for 2019 Vancouver Film Critics Circle award.
Parasite, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s dark, class-based comedy about a poor family that scams a rich one, took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association including Best Picture.
Watch the official trailer for the critically-acclaimed Canadian film The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open, directed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn.
AFI FEST 2019 Unveils New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase Lineups
The American Film Institute announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI FEST 2019.
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open won the award for Best Dramatic Feature at the 20th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.
The 20th imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival announced the lineup of independent films and works by Indigenous creators, closing with the film The Sun Above Me Never Sets by Lyubov Borisova.
Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing to Release Canadian Drama THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN
Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing acquired the Canadian drama The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn for release in Fall 2019.
Hitler Comedy JOJO RABBIT Wins Top Prize at Toronto Intl Film Festival 2019. Complete List of Winners
Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit starring Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson, Rebel Wilson, won the top prize – the Grolsch People’s Choice Award at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival.
Rich in Kunuk’s distinct visual language, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk by Zacharias Kunuk will open the 2019 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.
New Orleans Film Festival 2019 to Close with HARRIET + Announces Centerpiece and Competition Films Lineup
For its 30th anniversary, New Orleans Film Festival will showcase a slate of 232 films and close with Harriet biopic, with award-winning Burning Cane by 19-year-old Phillip Youmans as Centerpiece.
The 2019 Toronto International Film Festival highlights the works of Indigenous filmmakers including Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki), who comes to TIFF with Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger.
The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled today the 26 Canadian features that are part of the Festival’s 2019 lineup including almost 50% films directed by women.
Berlin International Film Festival Reveals First Films in 2019 Generation – Kplus and 14plus Competitions
In the run-up to the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival, so far 16 feature-length films have been selected to compete in the 42nd Generation’s two competitions, Kplus and 14plus.