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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre’s entire board resigns, but the show must go on

posted Saturday, January 22, 2022

by: in Lesbian, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

According to a Toronto Star article, based on information received in a press release, it appears Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is going through yet another transitional period of change. Since this past December, every board member from Toronto’s longest running queer theatre company have left their post for various reasons, and theatre staff and […]

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Curtains up for the 12th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival – Jan 14 to Feb 14, 2022 (Online)

posted Friday, January 14, 2022

by: in Film

Enjoy the best of new generation French cinema from the comfort of your own home. The principle is simple: 30 films, subtitled in 10 languages, available for 30 days and on more than 70 platforms around the world. Feature films are free in many countries and short films are free worldwide. From today until February […]

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Film Maudit 2.0 – experimental film festival offers several queer shorts and features – Jan 12-23, 2022 (Online)

posted Tuesday, January 11, 2022

by: in Film, Queer, Streaming Online

Film Maudit 2.0 is inspired by French avant-garde filmmaker and writer Jean Cocteau who created the original Festival du Film Maudit (literally “cursed films”) in 1949 aiming to celebrate overlooked, shocking and experimental films. This third edition is a showcase and celebration of new and some classic outré, unusual and startling films takes places January 12-23, […]

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June Again – how one family copes with a loved one’s deteriorating dementia

posted Friday, January 7, 2022

by: in Film

June Again tells the story of June Wilton, the owner of Wilton Wallpapers. During a fleeting bout of lucidity from her dementia, June escapes the senior’s residence she’s been placed in, and has precious little time before another relapse to try and bring her estranged children back together, save the family business, and rekindle an old flame. SNAPSHOT […]

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Toronto will ring in the New Year with fireworks across the waterfront

posted Monday, December 27, 2021

by: in Events, Featured Events, Toronto

There will be a 10-minute, high-altitude fireworks display launching simultaneously at midnight across Toronto’s waterfront New Year’s Eve. , and will viewable from Etobicoke to Scarborough, and anywhere in between across the city with views of Lake Ontario. Ahead of the display on Friday, December 31, the City will have a livestream from the CN […]

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No Time to Die – the latest James Bond flick is now yours to own, or win, with bonus features

posted Monday, December 20, 2021

by: in Film

NO TIME TO DIE is the 25th installment of the James Bond series, the last one featuring Daniel Craig, and the top grossing Hollywood film at the international box office during the pandemic.  It’s now available to own for the first time on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD Collector’s Editions on December 21, 2021, and theBUZZ is giving away a […]

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Lola and the Sea – father and trans daughter must accept each other after sudden death in the family

posted Friday, December 17, 2021

by: in Film, Queer, Trans

Lola and the Sea tells the story of  Lola (Mya Bollaers), who lives in the city with her best friend Samir (Sami Outalbali, SEX EDUCATION) studying for her diploma as a veterinary assistant. Emboldened by her life changing transition and support from her mother, she has the world at her feet with no plans of […]

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Drinkwater – Eric McCormack and Daniel Doheny star in the most comedic Canadian movie ever (includes interview)

posted Friday, December 17, 2021

by: in Film

Drinkwater is as Canadian as you can get in a film, shot in and around Penticton within the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Awkward teen Mike Drinkwater (Daniel Doheny) has trouble fitting in and is bullied by his antagonist and rival: wealthy school jock, Luke Ryan. Mike’s offbeat father, Hank (Eric McCormack) spends more time […]

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Wild About Harry – daughter tries to find her father a suitor, then finds out he already has one

posted Friday, December 17, 2021

by: in Film

Many single ladies in Dennis, Cape Cod think that Harry Goodhart (Tate Donovan) is quite the catch. He’s a handsome Englishman, who just moved to this seaside destination with his teenage daughters, Madeline (Danielle Savre) and Daisy (Skye McCole Bartusiak). Madeline is determined to keep their recently widowed father away from the swarm of female […]

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The Pit – atmospheric coming-of-age story, Latvia’s Oscar entry for best international film

posted Thursday, December 16, 2021

by: in Film

Rebellious and angry 10-year-old Markuss (played by talented newcomer Damirs Onackis) is sent to the Latvian countryside to live with his strict grandmother (Dace Eversa). Forced to adapt to an unfamiliar life in an unwelcoming new neighborhood, he seeks new friends. Yet, after Emīlija (Luize Birkenberga), a neighbor’s daughter, makes some contemptuous remarks about his […]

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