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Slovenian director Darko Stante with his debut feature film, Consequences, created history as it became the first movie from his country to screen at the Toronto International Film Festival in nearly a decade. The film deals with homosexuality among young boys at a youth facility. Mainly shot with an inexperienced cast, Consequences has collected rave reviews, drawing comparison with the cult film Rebel Without a Cause. In a conversation with Stante and Matej Zemljic, the lead actor, Suman Das and Sudipto Maity finds out their experience. Excerpts more
Japan's famous Tsukiji market closes, fish vendors relocate

Tokyo: Ending an era of fish vending in one of Japan's most popular tourist attraction site, the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo held its pre-dawn tuna auction for one final time before ...

Would love to work with Sarah Greene again: Paddy Breathnach

Irish director Paddy Breathnach's film Rosie, adapted from a story penned by BAFTA winning novelist and screenplay writer Roddy Doyle, shows a gripping tale of a family fighting homel ...

Village Rockstars' National Award has emboldened a lot of independent filmmakers in India: Rima Das

She took the global film festival circuit by storm with her feature film Village Rockstars. The same landed Rima Das a national Award. One of the most sought-after independent filmmakers ...

Astronauts, monsters, dragons and Reitman: Toronto International Film Festival announces roster of special events

Toronto: Capping off this year’s already exciting film lineup, The Toronto International Film Festival announced on Sunday four Special Events. Reflecting the variety of TIFF’ ...

Meet Pella Kågerman, the co-director of ANIARA

One of the more unique titles at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is the science-fiction epic ANIARA, co-directed by Pella Kågerman and Hugo Lilja. Made with mo ...

Meet Imogen Thomas, the director of Emu Runner

Blending social realism with touches of lyricism, Imogen Thomas’ engaging debut feature Emu Runner follows a nine-year-old girl growing up in the isolated community of Brewarrina, A ...

Oscar nominated female team investigate alt-right rise in TIFF drama

Toronto, August 24 (JEN): The female-led production company Tuffi Films took on the rise of the alt-right in Nordic region, Northern Europe and the West in the simultaneously heartwarming ...

Donnybrook to open TIFF 2018 Platform programme

Toronto, Aug 24 (JEN): The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has announced that Donnybrook, the powerful new film from Tim Sutton (Memphis, Dark Night), will be the opening film ...

American food: I'm lovin' it, says young India

Chefs and food experts say a popular American food craze continues to grow in India just like the Americans are now hooked to spicy Indian dishes. Shilpa Salwan and Shruti Bora in India a ...