PROXIMA – Review by Sarah Ward

Work-life balance for parents, and the ebbs and flows of maternal ties specifically, aren’t a new topic — in general or in cinema. But films primarily about female astronauts, rather than just embedding a woman as part of a larger team, are still noticeably rare. So are movies that examine the professional and personal minutiae complicating a woman and mother’s trip beyond the earth.

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TIFF19 Best Movies Wrap – Julide Tanriverdi reports

Working at a film festival always comes with the frustration that you cannot possibly see all the movies you want. I was dying to see The Lighthouse and Waves for instance and could not make it. But from the 23 movies I did manage to see I chose these to highlight.

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