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Canadian film distribution company Elevation Pictures held two charitable events this past week in advance of the theatrical release of The Breadwinner, the animated film about a girl who disguises...
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has just announced a five-year commitment to support and grow female-forward film programming, which includes a residency for emerging creators and...
If it seems like an unusual amount of red clown noses are on your television on May 25 there's a good reason — that's the date for the third annual Red Nose Day USA, a star-studded...
Surfing isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of the Gaza Strip, the small Palestinian territory bordering Egypt and Israel and governed since 2007 by Hamas, the...
The dog-eared catchphrase “May the force be with you” gets a boost with the latest movie-themed charitable initiative from  Star Wars: Force for Change benefitting two well-...
Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director who boycotted the Academy Awards last night at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood because of President Trump’s Muslim ban, ended up winning the Oscar for best...
If you have never seen Sharkwater, the impactful 2006 documentary by the late Rob Stewart about the illegal killing of sharks and their importance to the environment — or you’d just like...
The Tragically Hip's frontman Gord Downie turns 53 today. Let’s reignite the flood of donations for his charities, which were set up following the announcement a year ago that he had...
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has condemned President Trump’s Muslim ban and will not be attending the Academy Awards, for which his film, The Salesman, is up for best foreign-language movie...
Veteran actress Meryl Streep, who was an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter during her bid for President, used her platform at last night’s Golden Globes to illuminate the hatred and bullying...

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