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Still from This Film is Not, dir. Kirby Dick

The five best documentaries you’ve never heard of

Toronto’s very own Hot Docs Film Festival is on the horizon. In preparation of the event kicking off next month, Hot Docs has announced the entrants in its Special Presentations category: a showcase of high-profile, award-winning and star-studded documentary selections. In honour of these films, here are a few more incredible documentaries you might not have heard of. 5. Street […]

Photo still from Take a Walk on the Wildside

RU grad wins big at the Canadian Screen Awards

  The trailer for Lisa Rideout’s award-winning film Take a Walk on the Wildside, a film directed by Ryerson University graduate Lisa Rideout, won Best Short Documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards last night. The unique film focuses on a Toronto-based cross-dressing boutique (owned by fellow Ryerson alumna Paddy Aldridge) which offers an inclusive “transformative” experience to people from all […]

Still from "A Kid From Somewhere", courtesy of Adam Beck and Paul Johnston

In A Kid From Somewhere uncertainty drives exploration

In their first feature film, A Kid From Somewhere, filmmakers Paul Johnston and Adam Beck offer a rare look into the lives of three young creatives: photographer Olivia Bee, skateboarder and photographer Pat O’Rourke, and La Timpa, a songwriter and musician. The film follows the lives of three different kids at very different stages in their self-initiated careers, tracing the […]

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LIVE BLOG: The 88th Academy Awards

Roll out the red carpet! Tonight is the 88th Academy Awards. Follow The Ryersonian’s live blog as we keep you up to date with the night’s winners. We’ll also have some guest bloggers to discuss the nominated films, actors, directors and everything in between. The show will be hosted by comedian Chris Rock. Check out the complete list of nominees here. Tune in tonight to […]

Movie Minute: April 4, 2014

Movie Minute: April 4, 2014

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