Archive for the ‘Festivals’ Category

Giveaway – The Exhibition and When I Walk at Hot Docs Festival

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Come Thursday, another Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is upon us for 11 days, and I couldn’t be more excited to be covering it. Documentary film is the most reliable format for great filmmaking, in my opinion, because real stories always resonate – even if the camera work and production value are poor – […]

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Open Roof Festival Opens Tonight

Posted on June 21st, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

Everyone’s favorite way to spend a Thursday night is back again this summer, as Open Roof Festival returns for its lineup of live music followed by carefully curated films delivered under the (lack of) stars, with a view of the CN Tower in the background, of course. This years film selection is pretty sweet – […]

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Hot Docs Films To Check Out

Posted on April 26th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

Hot Docs starts today! I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again, this is my favorite film festival in the city. Stories about real people living real lives are always more fascinating than ones made up to sell tickets. That said, here are a few docs I think you guys might like to check […]

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Free Movies! TIFF in the Park

Posted on July 5th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

I love free movies. I love musicals. And I love any opportunity to be outdoors in the city and do something fun. So obviously, I’m excited for TIFF in the Park. It all starts tomorrow night outside Roy Thompson Hall at 9pm with The Wizard of Oz, so fill your flask with your favorite beverage, […]

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How to Attend a Film Festival on a Budget

Posted on September 22nd, 2010 by by Lisa Lagace

As the Toronto International Film Festival came to an end this year, some of you may have wanted to take part in the fun but were maybe  unable to afford the 20-40$ ticket prices. I’ve been attending the festival religiously since I moved to Toronto in 2003 so I have learned a thing or two […]

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