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Toronto, Aug 31 (JEN): In addition to the Toronto International Film Festival’s exciting lineup of programming, the TIFF welcomed four special events to this year’s festivities, spotlighting unique artists and voices in film. more
Ontario likely to get its first First French-Language University soon

Toronto, Aug 30 (JEN): Ontario’s proposal to create a new French-language university in central and south-western Ontario -- governed by and for the Francophone community -- would be the f ...

Film Visionaries shape and influence cinematic landscape with TIFF masters programme

Toronto, Aug 27 (JEN): The Toronto International Film Festival has earned global recognition for its breadth of diversity and innovation in programming and the lineup for the Masters program ...

Lady Gaga's All-Access Documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two, debuts at TIFF

Toronto, Aug 27 (JEN): The Toronto International Film Festival announced the World Premiere of the documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, a rare, revealing snapshot of a music icon that delves int ...

China: User outrage over 'sex slaves' stickers on social media network QZone

Beijing, Aug 24 (JEN): Social networking site QZone received a lot of flak from users in mainland China, who protested against 'sex-slaves' stickers, which were meant to be 'funny'.

ICC orders former Mali Islamist to pay more than $3 million for damage to Timbuktu cultural sites

New York, Aug 18(Just Earth News): For deliberately attacking religious and historic buildings in Timbuktu, Mali, the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday issued to Malian Islamist ...

China: Tencent removes opinionated chat bot after it tells users it hates the Communist Party

Beijing, Aug 4 (JEN): After Winnie the Pooh faced the axe from Chinese social media a few days ago for bearing resemblance to country's President Xi Jingping, Tencent too removed its chat bo ...

TIFF documentaries to focus on larger-than-life figures from various fields

Toronto, Aug 3 (JEN): Toronto International Film Festival documentaries in 2017 are all set to throw lights on larger-than life, out of the box characters from various fields.

TIFF brings new genre of films under new programmer Peter Kuplowsky

Toronto, Aug 3 (JEN): The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival is all set to bring new genre of films under new programmer Peter Kuplowsky as the festival will kick start this September. ...

Toronto International Film Festival reveals first gala and special representation titles for 2017

Toronto, July 26 (JEN): Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, have unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Pr ...