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Tiff Celebrates The Year’s Finest Canadian Features and Shorts

It’s been another fantastic year for Canadian cinema and there is a good chance a few films will crack our staff’s best of 2011 list (which we will be posting sometime between Christmas and New Years). Until than, you can also check out Tiff’s selections of the top 10 best features and top 10 best short films of 2011, as determined by a panel of industry professionals, during tonight’s 11th annual Canada’s Top Ten announcement.

Here is the press release:

Established in 2001, Canada’s Top Ten celebrates excellence in Canadian cinema and raises public awareness of Canadian achievements in film. Taking place from January 5 to 15, 2012 at Tiff Bell Lightbox, the programme features a panel discussion and public screenings accompanied by introductions and Q&A sessions with filmmakers. Select films will tour major cities across the country, including Vancouver’s Pacific Cinematheque, Edmonton’s Metro Cinema and Ottawa’s ByTowne Cinema.
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Montreal New Media fest sets lineup

Montreal New Media fest sets lineup
OTTAWA -- Looking to promote rising independent film talent, the Montreal Festival of New Media and New Cinema on Tuesday unveiled a lineup filled with movies by women filmmakers and first- and second-time directors. The festival, which will unspool 208 films from 42 countries, opens Oct. 14 with a screening of Olivier Assayas' Clean, a France/United States/Canada co-production that bowed at Cannes. Closing out the festival Oct. 24 will be Memoires Affectives, from Canadian filmmaker Francis Leclerc. U.S. films booked into the Montreal festival include Niels Mueller's The Assassination of Richard Nixon, Annie Sprinkle and Sheila Malone's Annie Sprinkle's Amazing World of Orgasm, Gregg Araki's Mysterious Skin, Spike Lee's She Hate Me and Ken Jacobs' Star Spangled to Death.

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