TIFF: Nollywood Heavyweights Kunle Afolayan & Genevieve Nnaji Talk Complex Dynamics Behind Industry’s Rise

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This year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) City to City program focuses on Lagos, Nigeria – the internationally-recognized, supremely-prolific movie industry that calls Nigeria home – Nollywood; an industry that’s given birth to a growing cadre of local filmmakers interested in shifting the mostly… Continue Reading

Watch Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe ‘Hidden Figures’ Q&A + Highlights from Pharrell Concert

Producer Pharrell Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae seen at Twentieth Century Fox HIDDEN FIGURES LIVE at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Toronto. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Twentieth Century Fox/AP Images)

Over the weekend, at the Toronto International Film Festival, attendees were treated to an exclusive, TIFF Members-only first look at Theodore Melfi’s new feature film “Hidden Figures.” On Saturday, September 10, 20th Century Fox presented exclusive footage of the film, followed… Continue Reading

Trailer + Poster: ‘The Skyjacker’s Tale’ Gives Unprecedented Access to a Most Wanted US Fugitive in Cuba

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  From award-winning Canadian filmmaker Jamie Kastner comes the feature-length documentary, “The Skyjacker’s Tale,” which gives audiences unprecedented access to one of the USA’s top five most wanted fugitives, who lives in Cuba: Ishmael Muslim Ali (formerly LaBeet). Called The Fountain… Continue Reading