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TIFF Sep 21
ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH reveals how our mania for conquest defines our relationship to the Earth. 🌎 Directors Jennifer Baichwal & Nicholas de Pencier will be joining us for an intro and Q&A on Sep 28 @ 6:45pm and Sep 30 @ 3:00pm. 🎟️s:
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Barry Jenkins Sep 21
Replying to @IWC @TIFF_NET
Meet Sandhya Suri, the director of THE FIELD​ 🌾, which won the Short Cuts Award for Best International Short Film: via
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TIFF Sep 21
Replying to @wanuri
"More than anything, I wanted to tell a love story. It's been really important for me to tell more love stories coming from the continent," says of her film RAFIKI, where two girls must "choose between love and safety." πŸŒˆπŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺΒ 
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TIFF Sep 21
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RAFIKI is part of the Afrobubblegum film genre, a term coined by to describe filmmaking that embodies β€œa fun, fierce and frivolous representation of Africa" 🌍✨
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TIFF Sep 21
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RAFIKI is the first Kenyan feature film to premiere at and now qualifies to be submitted as Kenya's official entry to the 2019 . 🌈✊🏿
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TIFF Sep 21
Replying to @TIFF_NET
In Kenya, "public displays of homosexuality" are considered a crime punishable by 14 years in jail. Until today, it was considered illegal to even own a copy of RAFIKI.
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TIFF Sep 21
Your courtesy of 's RAFIKI, which was banned in Kenya until today for its depiction of a lesbian relationship. πŸ’ƒπŸΎ
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Kiva Reardon Sep 21
The Kenyan Film Classification Board banned ’s RAFIKI, so she took them to courtβ€”and won! will now screen for Kenyans and be able to qualify for Oscar consideration:
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TIFF Sep 21
: sings at the premiere of .  ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿
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TIFF Sep 21
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Tamerra Griffin Sep 21
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BREAKING: A high court judge has just ruled that be allowed to submit , an LGBT film, for an Academy Award, and that she be able to screen the film to willing adults over the next seven days. The ban as been temporarily lifted.
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If Beale Street Could Talk Sep 20
Trust love all the way. Watch the official trailer for IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins, and based on the acclaimed novel by James Baldwin.
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TIFF Sep 20
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TIFF Sep 20
Join us for a discussion on representation, authentic storytelling + how the power of film to connects us to one another with Asian-Canadian directors: (WEXFORD PLAZA) Tiffany Hsiung () Domee Shi (BAO) September 28 | 🎟s:
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TIFF Sep 20
This Halloween, enter the dark world of ghouls, glam, and classic horror with boomboxβ€”Toronto's wickedest costume party. πŸ’€ Early-bird 🎟️ pricing ends September 26: October 25 |
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TIFF Sep 19
: πŸ“† 11 days 🎬 254 features 🎞 88 shorts 🌏 83 countries πŸ™ŽπŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ™ŽπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ™ŽπŸ½β€β™€οΈ 35% directed by women πŸ‘₯ 939 staffers and 2,911 volunteers Countless πŸ˜‚, 😒 and 🀩
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TIFF Sep 19
.’s WAJIB returns with a special Q+A at the Toronto Palestine Film Festival (). Sept 20 – 23 at TIFF.
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TIFF Sep 19
Replying to @TIFF_NET
30 years after its initial release, Terence Davies' DISTANT VOICES, STILL LIVES returns to the big screen in a new 4K digital print restored by the BFI National Archive from the original camera negative. 🎟s:
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TIFF Sep 19
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MANMARZIYAAN (HUSBAND MATERIAL) returns to TIFF this Friday fresh after its premiere. πŸ’ 🎟s:
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TIFF Sep 19
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If you missed THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS before the Festival, don't worry, we've got you. (And our pro-tip still stands: don't read anything about THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS in advance, just go see it.) πŸ‘±β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘±β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘±β€β™‚οΈ 🎟s:
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