Posts Tagged ‘film festival’

Absolutely Free – Synchromy

Posted on February 1st, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

How gorgeous is this live soundtrack to Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren’s 1971 classic, Synchromy ? Absolutely Free was asked to create a new soundtrack this year at TIFF for a special multimedia event, Re-sounding The Films of Norman McLaren. McLaren’s work and Absolutely Free’s music go incredibly well together. Also, loving this reminder of TIFF’s Festival […]

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Giveaway – Tickets to Six Hot Docs Films

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by by Lisa Lagace

Hot Docs is here!!! This means I am going to be incredibly happy for the next 10 days – well, 8 days as I will have to go home next weekend for a family thing – but still. As I have said many times before, this is my favourite film festival of them all, for […]

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TGIF – Harvey, Movie Music Moments and the Mercury Prize

Posted on September 13th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Hello again, Friday. That week just went super fast – but of course it did. It’s TIFF. Which means I haven’t been home much, except to sleep (and write this). Have you seen any great films this festival? So far my favourite probably remains the behind the scenes 12.12.12 doc,  which my photo above shows […]

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TGIF – New Fees for Bands, TIFF, and Breaking Bad Sexism

Posted on September 6th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Hey guys! Happy September! It’s crazy how fast the city changes from calm and warm to crazy and cold as soon as September hits. It’s overwhelming. The past couple weeks have been busy. Super cool thing – I did my first ever guest lecture, on social media/blogging, for the music/film/management students at Trebas. That was […]

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Hot Docs Reviews – Anita, The Punk Singer, Pussy Riot

Posted on May 9th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Anita is a look back at what the exact moment where sexual harassment became a valid work problem that is taken seriously. Prior to Anita Hill infamously speaking out against the sexual harassment she endured working for Clarence Thomas, this kind of treatment was tolerated by women (and men) because they didn’t know they had any other option. She […]

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