Best Part of the Festival? According to Jen, it is!

Today I went to my first ever Subway Lunchbox Shorts. I’ve attended evening shows at the EIFF for the last 4 years but have never taken the time to head down over the lunch to see the shorts.

But today I finally went.

Is it worth the time out of the work...Read More »

Art and film – a catalyst for conversation on human rights

Canadian writer/director Darwin Serink was inspired to create the short film, Aban + Khorshid based on a 2005 image of two Iranian teenagers, Mahmoud Asgari, 16, and Ayaz Marhoni, 18, who were publicly hanged in Iran, on July 19, 2005.

Serink wanted to explore what the two young men’s...Read More »

24/One - Why you should check it out

On a sunny morning last Saturday, a large group stood at the corner of the 104 street farmer’s market to hear EIFF Production Coordinator, Sydney Moule announce the prop-genre-line guidelines for filmmakers willing to forsake sleep and complete a film in just 24 hours – definitely not for the faint...Read More »

It's Showtime!

Well, it’s showtime! The 2014 Edmonton International FIlm Fest is finally here! With over 100 different films to choose from, we got our blog team to sit down and choose one of the films they are most anticipating. What do you think?

Olivia – Singhampton Project
Dear FOOD, our relationship has...Read More »

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

(dir. Grant Baldwin, written by Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer)
Over 40% of all produced food is disposed of, unused.

Many documentaries organize themselves around some sort of personal challenge as a hook for the audience. In Just Eat It, Vancouver couple Grant and Jenny take a vow to only eat...Read More »

Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me

The first time I heard Glen Campbell, I was travelling overseas. I remember the plaintive beauty of his cover of U2’s All I Want Is You, and the catchiness of Walls. But it wasn’t until I saw him perform live that I understood why the name Glen Campbell remains etched...Read More »

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