Film

The history of Indigenous representation in film and television

It’s not controversial to state that Hollywood has a representation problem. In over 100 years of productions, positive and well-rounded Indigenous characters have been notably missing from film and television. The history of Indigenous representation is a long and messy one, with the absence of Indigenous voices in Hollywood resulting in decades of misrepresentation.Continue...

Is nostalgia cramping Hollywood’s creativity?

Over the past decade, it’s started to appear as if Hollywood is incapable of creating anything new.Continue...

A24’s filmmaking crafts meaningful art under a new mainstream spotlight

From Lady Bird to Mid90s , A24 has consistently been producing intricate, aesthetically-charged films which connect with its audiences on multiple levels.Continue...

Commentary: Theatre and film are increasingly merging mediums

As COVID-19 forces theatre companies around the world to innovate and adapt to a new virtual forum, the lines between theatre and film continue to blur. For some critics, this means losing the aspects of theatre which make it such a moving art form.Continue...

How COVID-19 has impacted entertainment

From the onset of the spread of COVID-19 into North America to now, there’s been a stark change in the way the entertainment industry operates.Continue...

Kim's Convenience actress comes to Kingston

Emerging from the ranks of CBC’s hit comedy Kim’s Convenience , Canadian Screen Award-nominated actor and screenwriter Andrea Bang has found her footing in the world of independent film and TV.Continue...

Oscars 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, and more

After a few years of controversy over the lack of diversity in nominees and award-winners, the 2020 Oscars saw audiences reasonably content with this year’s results.Continue...

Annual Isabel event showcases global voices

This year’s Human Rights Arts Festival is embracing the communicative power of art.Continue...

Reelout brings global LGBTQ+ cinema to Kingston

In 1999, Queen’s student Marney McDiarmid, a member of the OPIRG Kingston, was interested in art and queer activism.Continue...

Banff Mountain Film Festival comes back to town

Since 1992, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour has been stopping into Kingston to display films by creators from all walks of life and levels of experience.Continue...

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