What to see at Cinéma Moderne in August

Cinéma Moderne presents its August program, made up of new theatrical and online releases, and to announce the return of its exclusive series: Les Petits Modernes, M: les Maudits, cELLEuloid, and Isuma. This month, Cinéma Moderne will also offer a special Jim Jarmusch program with screenings of the films Down by Law (1986) and Dead Man (1995), in restored versions. Continue Reading

Octavia Spencer calls on Hollywood to increase casting of people with disabilities

“Casting able-bodied actors in roles for characters with disabilities is offensive, unjust, and deprives an entire community of people from opportunities,” Octavia Spencer says in a new public service announcement with the Ruderman Family Foundation Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer today joined the Ruderman Family Foundation in calling on the entertainment industry Continue Reading

TAAFI ANNOUNCES AN EXCLUSIVE VIRTUAL BEHIND-THE-SCENES PANEL WITH KRIS PEARN, WRITER AND DIRECTOR OF “THE WILLOUGHBYS”

The panel will also include the Netflix Original animated hit’s crew with co-director Rob Lodermeir, Sebastian Brodin, Fiona Toth, Kyle McQueen, Helén Ahlberg, Aniket Natekar, Mark Stanleigh. The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) announced an exclusive virtual behind-the-scenes panel with Canadian writer and director Kris Pearn for the Netflix Continue Reading