TIFF 2017: Best and Noteworthy Films — Julide Tanriverdi comments

It’s the one question that people keep asking you after you return from a film festival: Which movie did you

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TIFF 2017: Of Evil Mothers, Courageous Women and Oscars Buzz!– Julide Tanriverdi reports

Actresses showed impressive range in a variety of roles at this year’s TIFF. Sure, people were talking about the incredible

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SPOTLIGHT April, 2015: Susanne Bier, Director

bier9headSusanne Bier’s In A Better World won the Best Foreign Film Oscar in 2011, putting her on Hollywood’s A-List. But transitioning from Copenhagen to Hollywood has been challenging. Bier’s Hollywood-honed Serena opened in March, 2015. after a two-year delay. Her extraordinary talent and unstoppable persistence put Bier in our April SPOTLIGHT. Read on…

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TIFF 2014, An Overview – Julide Tanriverdi Reports

TIFF 14 presented a program of films covering a wide range of stories and themes., including everything from insane revenge plots to stories about a genius codebreaker and women with Alzheimer’s. TIFF showed over 350 films. Usually known for programming a distinguished selection of films that paves the way to the award season, this year TIFF was a bit overshadowed by other festivals. Read on…

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