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Topic Studios Inks First-Look Deal With The Population

Spotlight producer Topic Studios has signed a first-look deal with The Population, the independent production company formed by producers Mynette Louie, Mollye Asher, and Derek Nguyen.

Sundance Fest Unveils Online Hub, Indie Cinema Network for 2021 Edition

After the Sundance Film Festival physically staged its 2020 edition pre-pandemic, Tabitha Jackson, in her first year as festival director, has followed six months of gaming a pandemic-era 2021 event…

Netflix Picks Up Idris Elba-Caleb McLaughlin Drama ‘Concrete Cowboy’ (Exclusive)

Netflix has picked up worldwide rights to 'Concrete Cowboy,' the Idris Elba-Caleb McLaughlin drama that generated acclaim when it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September. 

‘A Good Man’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' actress Noemie Merlant headlines 'A Good Man,' a French drama about a trans man's pregnancy.

‘Beans’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

A Mohawk tween learns painful lessons about her people's place in Canadian society in Tracey Deer's inspired-by-true-events drama Beans.

‘No Ordinary Man’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Trans icon and jazz musician Billy Tipton is reintroduced to the world in 'No Ordinary Man,' Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt's experimental documentary.

‘MLK/FBI’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Sam Pollard's documentary 'MLK/FBI' examines former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Saint-Narcisse’: Film Review | Venice 2020

Canadian iconoclast Bruce LaBruce's latest, 'Saint-Narcisse,' unites mythology, religion, self-obsession and — of course — sex in a tale set in 1970s Quebec.

’76 Days’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Filmed at four hospitals in Wuhan, China, during the first months of the COVID-19 lockdown, the documentary 76 Days puts viewers in the eye of the medical storm.

‘Monday’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough star as young-ish Americans, in love and living for the weekend in Athens in Argyris Papadimitropoulos anti-romcom 'Monday.'

‘Wolfwalkers’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

'Wolfwalkers' marks Tomm Moore's final installment in his enchanting animated Irish folkloric trilogy following 'The Secret of Kells' and 'Song of the Sea.'

‘Akilla’s Escape’: Film Review | TIFF 2020

Musician Saul Williams scores and stars in Charles Officer's generation-spanning Toronto crime film 'Akilla's Escape.'