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Deep Blues – a look at the history of blues music in Mississippi

posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021

by: in Film, Music

In 1990, commissioned by Dave Stewart of Eurythmics, veteran music film director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer ventured deep into the heart of the North Mississippi Hill Country and Mississippi Delta to seek out the best rural blues acts currently working. Starting on Beale Street in Memphis, they headed south to the juke joints, lounges, front […]

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Killing Eleanor – unexpected pairing between two troubled individuals who collaborate to help each other out

posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021

by: in Film

Recently out of another stint in rehab, Natalie (Annika Marks) is hiding her everlasting pain killer habit, while living back at home and working for her Mom (Jane Kaczmarek) on the condition she’s clean. When Eleanor (Jenny O’Hara), a terminally-ill old woman, sneaks out of her nursing home and surprises Natalie with a long- forgotten […]

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On The Fringe of Wild – growing up queer in small town Northern Ontario

posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021

by: in Film, Queer, Streaming Online

On the Fringe of Wild serves as an early 21st century snapshot of queer adolescent boys on the verge of growing up into men and discovering their authentic selves. The film was shot in rural regions of Northern Ontario, Canada, mostly outdoors amongst the beautiful, but cold, stark & melancholic winter landscapes. “My inspiration for this film […]

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The Old Ways – captivating story of sorcery, healing, and the devil

posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021

by: in Film

Cristina, a journalist of Mexican origin living in the United States, travels to her ancestral home in Veracruz to investigate a story of sorcery and healing. There, she is kidnapped by a group of locals who claim she’s the devil incarnated. There, she is kidnapped by a group of locals, including a bruja (a female practitioner of […]

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Live at Mister Kelly’s – story behind the legendary Chicago club that launched the careers of many entertainers

posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021

by: in Film

The iconic Mister Kelly’s, once called a “supernova in the local and national night life firmament,” illuminated legendary Chicago’s Rush Street, and the entire country, by launching talent like Barbra Streisand, Richard Pryor, Bob Newhart, Bette Midler and Steve Martin. Its visionary owners George and Oscar Marienthal smashed colour and gender barriers to put unknown, […]

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Emergence: Out of the Shadows – follows the journey of three queer South Asians

posted Monday, October 11, 2021

by: in Film, Queer

Sher Films announced today that director Vinay Giridhar’s feature documentary debut Emergence: Out of the Shadows, a film that started its international festival run this September in the US, will be heading home to BC for its Canadian premiere at KDocsFF and to the Reelworld Film Festival for it’s Ontario debut. Emergence: Out of the Shadows follows three queer South […]

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Madame X – a behind the scene look at Madonna’s international tour

posted Friday, October 8, 2021

by: in Film, Music, Streaming Online

Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal, Madonna’s documentary film, MADAME X, captures the pop icon’s rare and rapturous tour performance, hailed by sold out theatrical audiences worldwide. Get a glimpse into Madonna’s fearless persona, Madame X, a secret agent traveling around the world, changing identities, fighting for freedom, and bringing light to dark places. Madonna’s virtuoso performance in […]

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All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs – on the ice and behind the scenes

posted Friday, October 8, 2021

by: in Sports, Streaming Online

All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs is a Canadian Amazon Original series that offers an insider view of the iconic Toronto Maple Leafs during the historic 2020-21 NHL season, including on-the-ice action and unparalleled behind-the-scenes access with players, coaches and fans. Actor and lifelong Maple Leafs fan Will Arnett narrates the series that goes behind closed doors and into the locker room from the start of the season to […]

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Defining Moments – the last film starring Burt Reynolds tackles the topic of death

posted Friday, October 8, 2021

by: in Film

DEFINING MOMENTS is a highly comedic film about that one single moment in time that changes you from who you were to who you’ll be. It carries significant worth to it, with it being the last work of Burt Reynolds before his passing. DEFINING MOMENTS is available October 8, 2021 on VOD/Digital platforms!

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Mister Sister – suicidal straight guy finds love within NYC’s drag community

posted Wednesday, October 6, 2021

by: in Events, Featured Events, Film, Music, New York City, Queer, Toronto

Mister Sister was the closing night film for both Hollywood’s Dances With Films (Sept 12), and New York City’s Winter Film Awards (Sept 30), and will have it’s Canadian Premiere in Toronto (Oct 9) From the creator of SCUMBAG and THE LITTLE HOUSE THAT COULD, comes MISTER SISTER. Jordan (Jack James Busa, UNI) gets dumped […]

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