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TIFF 2023: 'We Grown Now' Director Minhal Baig Shares With Us Why Neighbourhood Stories Should Be Told

Our official TIFF reporter Matthew Currie has an exclusive chat with writer-director Minhal Baig about her bittersweet, visually stunning drama We Grown Now. The movie, which had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, tells the story of two young boys coming of age amidst the turmoil and hidden joys of Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing project circa 1992. Previously at TIFF in 2019 for

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Event Alert: BMO International Film Festival Of South Asia Toronto (IFFSA) Is Every Filmi Lover's Dream

The 12th edition of BMO International Film Festival of South A

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TIFF 2023: ‘The Queen of My Dreams’ Reigns Over TIFF With Style, Wit And Heart

The stars and director of this time-jumping coming-of-age dramedy hold court with Anokhi Life. Among the most striking, charming, poignant entries at this past Toronto International Film Fest, writer-director Fawzia Mirza’s debut feature The Queen of My Dreams is a story of mothers and daughters — what divides them and what binds them together. We open in 1999, in Canada, as queer Muslim grad student Azra (The Sex

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The 21st Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles (IFFLA) Returns With A Bang!

The Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is gearing up for its 21st edition from October 11-15, and it promises to showcase the best of South Asian cinema. A total of 24 films from 13 countries, presented in 14 different languages, will grace the screens at Regal LA Live in downtown LA. Tickets and passes are available for purchase at indianfilmfestival.org

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  • Brendan D'Souza Will Never Cheat On Their One True Love (Stand Up!)

    Just for Laughs is an internationally renowned comedy festival, which began in 1983 at the Saint-Denis Theatre in Montreal.  The festival is like the Olympics for comedians around the world ranging from icons to newcomers, and its mission is to make people laugh. The festival has succeeded in makin ...

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  • Event Alert: South Asian Global Cinema Takes Centre Stage At The International South Asian Film Festival

    The vibrant world of South Asian cinema is set to take center stage at the upcoming International South Asian Film Festival (iSAFF) (@isaffcanada), which runs from September 28th to October 1st in Surrey, BC, Canada. Formerly known ...

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  • Diwali Comes Alive At Walt Disney World With The First Ever Diwali Dance Fest

    Meena Khan (@meenalaregina) always loved the idea of exploring the non-conventional idea of beauty. Having grown up as a pimply chubby teenager, she wanted to see the change in the world that best reflected your un ...

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  • TIFF 2023: 11 South Asian Films Coming To The Toronto International Film Festival

    Anokhi Life’s roundup of the top South Asian films and talent coming to TIFF Just when they finally got a handle on COVID and its myriad complications, organizers of the Toronto International Film Fest were thrown yet another curveball, as Hollywood’s writers’ and actors� ...

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  • Hot September 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

    September always primes us for some fantastic films as we gear up for a busy cinematic season ahead! Check out these hot films that will be out this month! Friday Night Plan ...

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  • Singers Karan Aujla & Jonita Gandhi Sign On To Warner Music Canada/India's Label '91 North Records'

    Mehak Kapoor (@makeba_93) is a reporter, anchor, and content writer with 10 years of TV and digital media experience. She has been associated with some of the most respected news channels and digital media houses like ...

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  • 4 Ways Alia Bhatt Steals The Show In The Hot Netflix Film "Heart Of Stone"

    The new Netflix film Heart of Stone dropped on the streamer last week and one thing is hard to miss: Bollywood's leading actress Alia Bhatt at the forefront of the film. Here are four ways that Alia steals the show!  Alia Is Given A Central Role For Her Hollywood Debut — ...

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  • Priyanka And Nick Jonas Get Ready For The Jonas Brothers' Tour At Yankee Stadium!

    On Saturday night, Nick Jonas along with his brothers launched their world tour in New York at Yankee Stadium. It truly was a family affair as wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas and daughter Malti who joined Papa Jonas to celebrate this fab occasion. And we are all in for this rock star family affair! ...

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  • Hot August 2023 Films From Bollywood And Beyond!

    It's summer and as usual that’s when the most fun Bollywood films come out! Check out our list right here!   ...

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani”

    With probably one of the most aggressive film PR campaigns we have seen in years, Karan Johar’s directorial comeback film Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh finally hit the global theatres this past weekend. We checked it out and give you 5 solid reasons why ...

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  • JFL Exclusive: How Comedian Zarna Garg Showed Kevin Hart That Brown Women Can Be Funny Too

    In our two-part special we sit down with two South Asian comedians who are making their respective sold-out appearances at this year's Just For Laughs Montreal, the world-renowned comedy festival that has stops in Toront ...

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