Call for submissions: Toronto Urban Film Festival 2013

Back for its 7th year, the Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) is looking for submissions. The 11-day long event celebrates the art of the urban silent screen; films appear on over 300 subway platform screens in the Pattison Onestop network, making it the largest festival of its kind in North America. The festival accepts all genres of silent,… Read More »

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Trigger, Directed by Bruce McDonald

Bruce McDonald’s new film, Trigger, is exactly the subtle kind of Toronto story that makes you feel hometown proud, not just because of the film itself, but also the Canadian talent at the helm. McDonald spins an eloquent tale of two women and their complex relationship, set against the backdrop of the underground Toronto music… Read More »

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This Movie Is Broken

By Monica Heisey Bruno (Greg Calderone) has woken up beside Caroline (Georgina Reilly), and hopes this means his longtime unrequited crush will take a turn for the mutual, but Caroline is leaving for school in Paris the next day, and he’s promised her backstage passes. Directed by Bruce McDonald, This Movie is Broken blends fiction… Read More »

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Just When You Think You're Over Your High School Crush, They Go and Star In A Movie With Broken Social Scene

I spent the afternoon talking music, movies, and make outs with Greg Calderone, star of the upcoming concert flick This Movie is Broken by Canadian director Bruce McDonald. By Monica Heisey Photo credit: Caitlin Cronenberg How do you feel about the upcoming premiere? I’m more excited to see everyone again than the actual film I… Read More »

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