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January 22, 2018

Park City, Utah — The Sundance program log line for This is Home: A Refugee Story, in the World Documentary Competition at this year’s festival, reads as follows: “This is an intimate portrait of four Syrian families arriving in Baltimore, Maryland, and struggling to f...

January 21, 2018

Park City, Utah — Chances are good that you have never heard of perfluorooctanoic acid. But chances are nearly 100 per cent that it knows you.

This acid, known alternatively as PFOA or C8 (for the number of carbon atoms that make up the backbone of the synthetic molecul...

January 21, 2018

Park City, Utah —  While the rest of the world either ignores climate change or frets about what might happen some day in the distant future when sea levels rise, Anote Tong, the former president of Kiribati, a tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean, is desperately co...

January 19, 2018

Park City, Utah — Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos, whose 2009 Sundance doc The Cove changed forever how the world thinks about dolphins and whaling, is back at this year’s fest with another startling doc, The Game Changers, about the benefits of veganism.

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Movies I can't live without  

 

Toronto Star movie critic Peter Howell has written a book about his 25 favourite movies, with highly personal reviews from Apocalypse Now to The Wizard of Oz.  

Here's a sample of his review of 2001: A Space Odyssey, his all-time favourite film: 

 

It was billed as "the ultimate trip," and the hyperbole was justified, then as now.

Stanley Kubrick's space opus still seems like the future, 52 years after its release and 19 years after its significant title year. It never gets old and I never tire of seeing it, even after 50-plus viewings..."

 

 UPCOMING EVENTS: 

 

01/22/15:  Sundance Film Festival begins

 

05/13/15:  Cannes Film Festival begins

 

09/04/15:  Toronto International Film Festival begins

 

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