Short Cuts Canada

TIFF 2014: Short Cuts Canada Program 3 Reviews

The third program of the Short Cuts Canada series is a stellar line-up of shorts about various forms of societal marginalization or the awkwardness felt by being an outcast. There isn’t one out of the bunch that doesn’t muster up true emotion or deeply contemplative thoughts about how we approach and deal with people who […]

TIFF 2014: Short Cuts Canada Program 1 Reviews

Considering that the major showpieces of this year’s opening Short Cuts Canada program are a restorations of a pair of iconic national classics, it only stands to reason that the rest of the films should fall in nicely behind them. Recently restored to its 3D glory for the digital age, Norman McLaren’s stereoscopic opus Around […]

TIFF 2014: Short Cuts Canada Program 2 Reviews

The deeper meaning of human interaction and personal relationships seems to be the unifying concept behind the shorts in this year’s second, Quebec filmmaker heavy Short Cuts Canada package. In the best of the shorts, Elizabeth Lazebnik’s Russian language meditation Liompa, an old man on his death bed realizes that not only will be not […]

The Dork Shelf Guide to TIFF 2013

Here it is! Your one-stop guide to all of our reviews, interviews, and features for anything and everything involving the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Keep checking back throughout the day as new reviews, interviews, and features are being added all the time!

TIFF 2013: Focus On: Short Cuts Canada

We turn the TIFF 2013 spotlight on the Short Cuts Canada program, looking at all but one of the shorts showing across all six programs designed to bring the best in Canadian short form filmmaking to festival audiences.