THE THIRD WIFE – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Set in rural Vietnam in the 19th century, the visually sumptuous film begins with stoic 14-year-old May (Nguyen Phuong Tra My) gliding with great fanfare down a river to meet and marry her new husband, Hung (Long Le Vu), a wealthy landowner showing off his prominence and affluence by taking her as his third wife.

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Jahmil XT Qubeka Talks SEW THE WINTER TO MY SKIN at TIFF – Nadia Neophytou interviews

The last time Jahmil XT Qubeka premiered a movie at the Toronto International Film Festival it had been banned briefly in his home country. This time around, he debuted his latest work scandal-free at the festival, before it plays in South Africa. Sew the Winter to My Skin may not be anywhere near as controversial as Of Good Report but it’s just as bold and genre-pushing.

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TIFF 2017: Angela Robinson on PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN — Pam Grady Interviews (Exclusive)

One of the happy surprises of Toronto International Film Festival 2017, Angela Robinson’s Professor Marston and the Women, may share

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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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At TIFF: New Zealand’s Maori Women Directors talk WARU — Gill Pringle reports

Told from the viewpoint of nine female filmmakers, Waru is the first feature film from New Zealand to be made by Maori women since Mereta Mita’s Mauri almost 30 years ago. Eight female Maori directors each contributed a ten minute vignette, presented as a continuous shot in real time, that unfolds around the tangi (funeral) of a small boy (Waru) who died at the hands of his caregiver.

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Digging Deeper into Toronto Festival Films – An Overview by Janice Page

Toronto International Film Festival was overrun with big movies about and by Bostonians. While headlines were grabbed by predictable awards-season

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