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Rush frontman Geddy Lee began his acceptance speech at the exclusive Artists For Peace and Justice gala in Toronto on Saturday night (Sept. 11) by cracking a few jokes and being characteristically...
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which starts this Thursday (Sept. 9) and runs until Sept. 18, has announced the launch of the Every Story fund, which will support the film...
Aleksandra Odić’s 22-minute film, Frida, was the inaugural winner of the Lights on Women Award at the Cannes Film Festival. L’Oréal Paris announced the award in...
June 13 marked the third anniversary of the arrest and imprisonment of Iranian human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, and a social media campaign — #StandUp4NASRIN and #FreeNasrin — has...
Advocacy group White Ribbon has released Day After Day, a four-minute film from Academy Award-nominated director Hubert Davis, which speaks directly to men who are using, or...
Items in the inaugural Stage & Screen Auction attracted impressive bids on April 28, with proceeds benefitting The Actors Fund and the Costume Industry Coalition (CIC). The total for the auction...
The 29th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards pre-party raised U.S.$3 million for the global effort to end AIDS. The April 25 online event was hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris,...
An online auction to benefit The Actors Fund, which has provided more than U.S.$20 million in emergency financial assistance to more than 15,800 people who work in...
The 24th annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) will be held from Feb. 19 to 28, continuing its mission to celebrate outdoor adventure and mountain culture, and there's...
A new feature-length documentary titled Fight to the Finish, featuring stories from more than 50 Canadian war veterans, can be streamed for free on the History.ca, after premiering on the TV channel...

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