THE LIBERATOR Review

by jason smith for FILMbutton Kicking off the new season of the popular Friday night series Cohen Film Classics on KCET on August 4th is The Liberator, the tale of Simón Bolívar’s 100+ battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. Bolívar rode over 70,000 miles on horseback and his military campaigns covered twice the […]

Summer Camps @ TIFF Bell Lightbox

Summer Camps @ TIFF Bell Lightbox

TIFF Camps provides an after-care programme for a fee during Summer Camps only. After Care runs from 4pm to 5pm and can be purchased for a single day or for the entirety of the Camp session. Camp choices include: Coming Attractions: Movie Trailer Camp, Film Fun 101, Video Game Design & Film FUN-damentals. To learn […]

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

TIFF 17 Reveals First Gala & Special Presentation Titles

Featuring premieres from filmmakers including Hany Abu-Assad, Haifaa Al Mansour, Darren Aronofsky, George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Richard Eyre, Stephen Frears,Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Greta Gerwig, Craig Gillespie, David Gordon Green, MahamatSaleh Haroun, Angelina Jolie, Anurag Kashyap, Mélanie Laurent, Sebastián Lelio, Ben Lewin, Martin McDonagh, Hansal Mehta, Olivier Nakache, Alexander Payne, Angela Robinson, Andy Serkis, Eric […]

Paola Cortellesi Sings A Song @ ICFF Opening Night (Italian)

Paola Cortellesi Sings A Song @ ICFF Opening Night (Italian)

Paola Cortellesi an eclectic Italian actress, singer, voice actress and presenter, who has starred in over 20 movies as well as a number of theatrical shows, television and radio shows treats the ICFF Opening Night audience to a song during the Q&A for the opening night film Qualcosa di Nuovo (Something New) on June 8th, […]

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Opening Night Remarks & Q&A (Italian & English)

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) Opening Night Remarks & Q&A (Italian & English)

The ICFF opens with the film Qualcosa di Nuovo (Something New) starring Paola Cortellesi who was in attendance to introduce film as well as for a Q&A after the film. Before the screening Cristiano De Florentiis (ICFF Artistic Director), Paul Golini (ICFF President), Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Italian Ambassador in Canada) as well as actors Paola […]

The ICFF Press Conference for Paola Cortellesi (Italian & English Translation)

The ICFF Press Conference for Paola Cortellesi (Italian & English Translation)

On June 8th, the opening day of the 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival, at the Italian Cultural Institute the festival held a press conference for Paola Cortellesi ran by Artistic Director Cristiano De Florentiis. Paola Cortellesi is an eclectic Italian actress, singer, voice actress and presenter, who has starred in over 20 movies as well […]

ICFF 2017 – From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings

ICFF 2017 – From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings

Please visit the ICFF Website for more info on the From Bello To Beautiful Ontario 150 Free Screenings series or festival. – Originally Posted May 28, 2017

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

Watch Clips from the 2017 ICFF Press Conference Regarding Films, Guest Stars & Parties

The 2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival press conference took place on May 8 at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto. – Originally Posted May 23, 2017 – photo l-r Artistic Director Cristiano De Florentiis & President Paul Golini

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Launches Program

2017 Italian Contemporary Film Festival Launches Program

Box office superstar Christian De Sica, son of iconic director and actor Vittorio De Sica, as well as internationally awarded screen actors Paola Cortellesi, Alan Barillaro, Giancarlo Giannini and Franco Nero to be special guests of the ICFF 2017, which expands across six Canadian cities, with the new addition of Vancouver. TORONTO – The Italian […]

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