• News

    Deepa Mehta to be honoured by LA's Loyola Marymount SFTV


    Loyola Marymount University's School Of Film And Television (SFTV) will honour Deepa Mehta with the 2008 Infinite Power Of Story Lifetime Achievement Award. Mehta will receive the award during the univesity's Film Outside The Frame Festival on October 13 at the DGA in Los Angeles.. She will also be the ...

  • News

    Mehta to serve as visiting artist at Loyola Marymount


    Deepa Mehta will serve as the inaugural Cosgrove Family Endowment Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television (SFTV). Mehta's appointment is for the 2007 and 2008 academic years, during which time she will mentor students and participate in workshops, seminars and lectures with an ...

  • News

    Telefilm Canada invests in 14 feature projects


    Telefilm Canada has announced investments in 14 English-language features including new feature documentaries from Deepa Mehta and Kevin McMahon.Mehta is co-directing Forgotten Women with brother Dilip Mehta, a renowned photographer, on this expose of the destitution, exploitation, and virtual slavery of millions of Hindu widows living in India today. David ...

  • Reviews

    Bollywood / Hollywood


    Dir: Deepa Mehta. Canada. 2002. 103mins. Canada-based Indian emigre Deepa Mehta lets her exuberant affection for her home country's film conventions run wild in Bollywood/Hollywood . A bloated comedy which awkwardly attempts a blend of the two cultures against a dreary Toronto setting, the film suffers in comparison to Mira ...

  • News

    Toronto puts Canadian film-makers into Perspective


    Canadian filmmakers Gary Burns, Deepa Mehta and Guy Maddin have been awarded prominent positions in the line-up of the Toronto International Film Festival, as the event announced its Perspective Canada programme. Burns' A Problem With Fear (pictured) will open the programme, Mehta's The Republic Of Love will be ...

  • News

    Buzz Films - Toronto 2008: the lowdown


    GALA PRESENTATIONS Dean Spanley (UK-NZ) Dir: Toa Fraser The story: Based on Lord Dunsany's novel My Talks With Dean Spanley , this charts the relationship between a stiff Englishman and his son. The cast: Peter O'Toole plays opposite Jeremy Northam as his son and Sam Neill as an eccentric dean. ...

  • Toronto 2016: TIFF Docs

    Toronto 2016: TIFF Docs


    The full line-up of world premieres in the TIFF Docs programme, with details on each title including sales contacts.

  • Coming to London

    Coming to London


    The revamped BFI London Film Festival features three competitive sections and new thematic categories. Fionnuala Halligan profiles the Official Competition and selected world premieres.

  • Toronto also unveils more programme plans, including Istanbul focus

    Toronto also unveils more programme plans, including Istanbul focus


    Even more films have been announced for the Toronto International Film Festival. The festival has finally revealed that its second City to City programme will focus on Istanbul, presenting new and recent Turkish films.

  • Features

    United States - Outside in


    International film-makers are optimistic about the prospects for foreign-language films in the US - but they see pitfalls in working in Hollywood themselves. Those were two of the messages coming from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' symposium (February 24) with directors of the nominees for the foreign-language ...