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BROWNSTONES AND RED DIRT Trailer | TIFF Kids 2012: School Programme // nce. Brownstones to Red Dirt, a feature-length documentary, tells the story of how these “lost” groups find one another through a pen pal program that not only shapes their lives, but also shows them that even if they can’t count on the world, they can count on each other. The picture captures seemingly average students from brooklyn and Sierra Leone whose inspirational growth shows that no child’s future is…

Bartholomew Cubbins' Artifact on the Toronto Internation Film Festival. Telling harsh truths about the modern music business, Artifact gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto and his band 30 Seconds to Mars as they battle their label in a brutal lawsuit and record their album This Is War. The film is a true artifact of our times, as its subjects struggle with big questions over art, money and integrity.

from Toronto Film Scene

TIFF 2014 Review: Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt film exposes slick US industry behind climate denial. Robert Kenner’s forthcoming documentary lifts the lid on the ‘professional deceivers’ manipulating US debate on climate change

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TIFF '12: In 'Stories We Tell,' A Director Turns The Camera On Her Family

Family footage and photos form the backbone of Sarah Polleys documentary, Stories We Tell.

The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns A still from the current event The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns A still from the current event The Central Park Five Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns Festival - TIFF Docs The devastating new documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon on the infamous "Central Park Jogger" case details how a rush to judgment by police, media and an outraged public led to five black and Latino…

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Room 237 (2012)

A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining. The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they'll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many ways in, but no way out.