Julie Cohen and Betsy West tell all about why they decided to profile cookbook pioneer Julia Child in their new documentary Julia, which has its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Gian Cassini's Comala is a potent true crime family saga as the filmmaker explores his father's life as a hitman. He encounters the victims left to tell the tale in a country in which violence is a part of daily life.
Terril Calder's Meneath: The Island of Hidden Ethics is a darkly funny film about a baby Métis girl caught between a dance between Jesus's debilitating teachings and the healing wisdom of her ancestors.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye is a 2000 cult hit with its queering of a Christian icon. POV looks back at the doc, narrated by RuPaul, and considers its place within the queer canon before the adaptation starring Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Baker debuts at TIFF.
Welcome to POV's destination for coverage from the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival. Bookmark this page for word on the documentary beat at #TIFF21 as our writers deliver reviews, interviews, and more thoughts on the non-fiction slate at the festival.