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Art at Toronto International Film Fest!

The Toronto International Film Festival opens on September 9 and goes until the 19th. An image by artist Douglas Gordon. Image: ursusbooks.com This year, the buzz is bigger than ever, with TIFF’s new building downtown that is sure revitalize King Street near John. The small, old-Toronto style strip of buildings opposite, which house mostly touristy restaurants, have become TIFF’s poor
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Julian Schnabel at Toronto International Film Fest

I saw Julian Schnabel introduce his film Before Night Falls, about the Cuban novelist Reinaldo Arenas when it had its North American premiere at TIFF in 2000; the artist and filmmaker shuffled up onto the stage in his bathrobe and slippers and gave a highly entertaining Q and A. Artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel. Image: salon.com This year, he’s back
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News: Films on Art at Toronto International Film Fest

For the third year, from September 10 – 19, 2009 TIFF will feature a program of art films as part of its Future Projections series, at venues throughout the city. The programme was initiated to call attention to video art, and the upcoming Bell Lightbox building will continue this goal with a street-level gallery that, we hear, will screen video
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