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Glasgow Film Festival to open with ‘Proxima’; close with ‘How To Build A Girl’

UK premiere of ‘Proxima’ to open 16th edition of the festival.The Glasgow Film Festival has revealed that its 16th edition will be bookended by female-directed features for the first time.The festival will open on February 26 with Proxima, from French filmmaker Alice Winocour, and close on March 8 with How To Build A Girl, directed […]

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Female Filmmakers Lead French Industry Revolution

Reverberations from the 2018 Women’s March in Cannes echoed all the way to the Bell Lightbox this year as the Toronto Intl. Film Festival played host to a social-minded pack of filmmakers transforming the French industry.Alongside projects from women’s march leaders Céline Sciamma (“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”), Rebecca Zlotowski (“Savages”) and the late […]

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Toronto Film Festival Sets Sarah Gavron, Julie Delpy Films for Platform Section

Sarah Gavron’s “Rocks,” Julie Delpy’s “My Zoe,” Alice Winocur’s “Proxima” and Darius Marder’s “Sound of Metal” are among the 10 films that will make up the competitive Platform section at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Tiff organizers announced on Wednesday.“Rocks,” a coming-of-age story of a teenage girl living alone with her younger brother in […]

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