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Features and Interviews
- Doc of Ages – Liam Lacey
-Daniel Roher’s Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band celebrates a Canadian rock icon – and makes history as the first Canadian doc ever to open TIFF.
- Real News: This Is Not a Movie – Pat Mullen
-Yung Chang’s This Is Not a Movie immerses itself in Robert Fisk’s world.
- Alanis Obomsawin’s Principled Fight Continues – Dina Lobo
-Alanis Obomsawin’s fifty-third documentary for the NFB concludes her six-part series on the rights of Indigenous children with Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger.
- TIFF Talk: Heather Young on Murmur
-Halifax-based filmmaker Heather Young navigates fiction and non-fiction in debut feature Murmur.
- Waxing Poetic: Theodore Ushev’s The Physics of Sorrow – PM
-The animator delivers a haunting time capsule for a generation — and his best film yet.
- Coppers: Alan Zweig’s arresting new film – Jason Gorber
-The award-winning director discusses his new film, which profiles the experiences of police officers covering the beat.
- Celebrating 40 Years of White Pine Pictures – Marc Glassman
-An interview with founder, producer, and director Peter Raymont
- TIFF Talk: Sandra Ignagni on Highway to Heaven: A Mosaic in One Mile – PM
-Doc observes a diversity of faiths that exist side by side on Richmond’s No. 5 Road.
- TIFF Talk: Alvaro Longoria on Sanctuary – PM
-The director discusses his film about Javier Bardem and Carlos Bardem’s campaign for marine sanctuaries in Antarctica.
- TIFF Talk: Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville on And We Go Green – JG
-The directors discuss their hugely entertaining eco doc about Forumal E racing.
- Now Is the Time for the Haida Renaissance: an interview with Christopher Auchter – PM
-Director Chris Auchter discusses his NFB film Now Is the Time, which revisits Robert Davidson’s landmark totem pole carving of 1969.
- TIFF Doc Conference Report – Maurie Alioff
-Highlights from the 2019 TIFF Doc Conference included Alan Berliner, Yung Chang and Robert Fisk, and Barbara Kopple.
- All Cats Are Grey in the Dark – PM
- And We Go Green – PM
- Anne at 13,000 ft. – PM
- The Australian Dream – PM
- Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator – PM
- The Capote Tapes – PM
- The Cave – PM
- Citizen K – Daniel Glassman
- City Dream – MG
- Collective – PM
- The Cordillera of Dreams – MG
- Cunningham – DG
- Dads – PM
- Desert One – PM
- Henry Glassie: Field Work – PM
- Ibrahim: A Fate to Define – MG
- Incitement – DG
- Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger – PM
- The Kingmaker – JG
- Letter to the Editor – MG
- Love Child – MG
- My English Cousin – PM
- No Crying at the Dinner Table – PM
- Paris Stalingrad – MG
- Red Penguins – JG
- Sing Me a Song – PM
- There’s Something in the Water – PM
- This Ink Runs Deep – PM
- Varda by Agnès – PM
- Western Stars – JG
- Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema – Maya Gallus
News and Blogs
- The Cave Wins TIFF People’s Choice Award for Documentary
- TIFF Red Carpets: Photos from the Western Stars premiere
- Watch Barbara Kopple’s Master Class from the TIFF Doc Conference
- Before The Messenger, Revisit Alanis Obomsawin’s Cycle on the Rights of Indigenous Children
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