Canadian filmmakers to watch

WAFF: A festival for everyone

By Kenton Smith, published in Uptown Is Winnipeg the ideal place for an Aboriginal film festival? Emphatically yes, says Coleen Rajotte, artistic director of the ninth annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, which kicked off on Nov. 24 and runs through the 28. “Winnipeg has the most urban Aboriginal people in Canada. And this is an […]

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From Uptown by Kenton Smith Maybe you’ve heard the old Jewish joke: put two Jews in a room, you get five opinions. Numerical options vary. Director Sara McIntyre’s Two Indians Talking, which won the People’s Choice Award for best Canadian film at the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival, is a bit like that. The film’s […]

Changing power at VIFF

October 7, 2010 | by Jeane at Last night was the Vancouver International Film Festival premiere of 2 Indians Talking, an entertaining, insightful, funny, poignant film directed by my friend Sara McIntyre. It played to a packed theatre. So what does that have to do with a blog dedicated to a changeover to clean […]