Khalid Abdalla

TIFF 2014: The Narrow Frame of Midnight Review

The Narrow Frame of Midnight Discovery Moroccan-Iraqi director Tala Hadid presents her first feature film,  setting it chiefly in her two ancestral homes. Zacaria (Khalid Abdalla) is leaving Morocco in order to track down his brother Yosef who has gone to Iraq, presumably to join jihadist rebels. The film hints that he turned a blind […]

This Week at The Bloor: 1/17/14

A positively stacked week at The Bloor brings the harrowing and rightfully Academy Award nominated look at the Egyptian revolution, The Square, the poignant look at "Eskimo culture," Arctic Defenders, and a slew of special screenings worth consideration, including classic documentary On the Bowery and the fun look at creativity From Nothing, Something. It's such a good week, we decided to run the column a day early for a change.