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Courtesy of the Red Violin and Francois Girard.

Flashback Films: The Red Violin

There aren’t many movies that can include a British aristocrat playing the violin during sex and a woman who protects the very same violin during the Chinese cultural revolution, but The Red Violin includes all that and more. The movie is the compilation of overlapping stories of one specially crafted red-tinged violin and its various …

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Screenshot of Francois Miron's film, Paul Sharits. Courtesy of the Antimatter Film Festival.

The Antimatter Film Festival

An international array of innovative and independent media art can be found at the 18th annual Antimatter Film Festival. The event was filled with a variety of screenings, installations, live performances and media hybrids in Victoria, B.C from Oct.16 to Halloween. Festival director Todd Eacrett and the curator, Deborah de Boer initially developed the festival in …

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Photo taken by Christiane Beya.

The 2015 Buffer Festival Gala brings YouTube to the big screen

Some of Youtube’s most popular stars were in Toronto from October 23-25 for the Buffer Festival’s Gala Premiere with the event screening new videos from the site’s most innovative creators. Conceived in 2011 by YouTube stars and entrepreneurs Corey Vidal, Samantha Fall and Corrado Coia, Buffer Festival began as a result of Vidal’s desire to …

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Photo by Christiane Beya.

Buffer Festival 2015: Q&A with LaToya Forever

LaToya Forever is a bundle of energy. Born and raised in Scarborough, Ont., she entered the YouTube scene in early 2010. She has two channels, LaToya Forever and LaToya’s Life, and over 1.2 million subscribers from both channels combined. As she is one of the featured YouTube artists this year at Buffer Festival, we sat down …

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Courtesy Bob Clarke, Black Christmas

Flashback Films: Black Christmas Review

Flashback Film Fridays is our new bi-weekly series, where great classic Canadian movies will be reviewed. Through this series we will be showcasing the Canadian film industry’s vast catalogue of phenomenal films. Each month we will be covering a particular theme or decade, and the best Canadian movies from the past will be featured every …

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