FILM & TV
The Toronto Black Film Festival is in its fourth year and founder Fabienne Colas promises it will be better than ever.

Best Halloween Costumes

Monday, 02 November 2015 20:36 Written by
Hope you had a fun and safe Halloween if you participated. 
You’ve seen him in Exit Wounds, The Incredible Hulk, Grey’s Anatomy, The Listener, and Lost Girl, as well as many others — Arnold Pinnock shares all about his newest project, Young Drunk Punk. 
She may be little, but this star shines bright -- Ava Augustin is a Joey Award nominated actress inspiring other young people to follow their dreams.

No Awards but the Princess Still Reigns Supreme!

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 12:02 Written by
A documentary featuring an unlikely musical collaboration that “went platinum,” in viral standards, premiered in this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

TIFF Takes A Chance On Egyptian Film And It Pays Off

Saturday, 19 September 2015 14:14 Written by
The political career of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser is the focus of a well-documented critical analysis and dogged examination of the 10-year reign of a revolutionary and charismatic leader.

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival Continues

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 18:04 Written by
The Caribbean Tales International Film Festival continues this week until September 19th.

Birks Diamond Tribute At The Shangri-La

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 17:58 Written by
One of the most talked about parties was the Birks diamond tribute to women in film at the Shangri-La hotel.

Common At The Being Charlie Premiere

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:41 Written by
Common was all cool, calm and collected at the TIFF premiere of his new movie Being Charlie.

Idris Elba Heats Up TIFF

Sunday, 13 September 2015 21:06 Written by
Idris Elba is in town for TIFF promoting his new Netflix film Beasts Of No Nation.
On the rare occasion that Canada’s race relations are the featured topic for public discussion, the phrase “Burn, Nigger, Burn” would probably not come to mind.

A Chat With Cameron Bailey as TIFF Turns 40

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 20:21 Written by
ByBlacks Spotlight on TIFF.40 will have several reports on documentary selections at this year’s festival.
In just under two hours, ‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ reminds us why we should care about Mali, that Islam jihadists are not representative of the Muslim people, and that art is the heart of any nation.