Reviews, interviews, and reports from the Toronto International Film Festival.
Pete Souza, the protagonist of The Way I See It, surely practiced his craft that way for 40 years. The White House photographer for Ronald Reagan in the Eighties and Barack Obama
Werner Herzog and Clive Oppenheimer look to the stars in Fireball, the duo's latest collaboration after Into the Inferno and Encounters at the End of the World.
King and Hoover are long gone now. So are the Sixties. But Pollard’s lucidly intelligent MLK/FBI shows what happened then: a fatal situation in which a Black man confronted the white establishment.
One can’t help but be fascinated by Lee’s DJs and their artistry. While the film remains focused on the struggles that these women have endured, there is plenty of room left to
76 Days is a classic cinema verité doc, which effectively depicts what happened at hospitals in Wuhan, China from February to April in the midst of the pandemic. Plunging us directly into
"You don't talk about the things that are uncomfortable and that's a very traditional thing among Chinese families and East Asian families. My films The Apology and Sing Me a Lullaby feed
Notturno is observational cinema at in its most provocative and poetic form. A film doesn’t need any words when the images are so strong.
This sombre but reflective verité-style film gives voice to survivors of the Six-Day War, which ravaged the director’s hometown of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Joel Bakan and Jennifer Abbott discuss The New Corporation: An Unfortunately Necessary Sequel, which follows the first film with a penetrating study that explores capitalism through philanthropy, COVID-19, and Black Lives Matter.
One unexpected twist anticipates another in Sonia Kennebeck’s Enemies of the State. The film is a jaw-dropper of a wild-but-true tale that leaves a viewer guessing.