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<The Demolisher at FanTasia today>

(July 27, 2015 - Montréal, QC) Yet another Canadian indie will have its World Premiere today at Montreal's FanTasia International Film Festival. Titled The Demolisher, it's the 5th feature from Ontario-born writer-director Gabriel Carrer. The 85-minute horror film stars Ry Berrett in the title role. But don't let the genre scare you away when this film goes into general release. It's been described as "a slow burn, a psychological thriller" about a man’s slow descent into darkness and despair. Barrett plays the role of Bruce, a repairman tormented by a crippling sense of responsibility for his disabled ex-policewoman wife Samantha, played by Tianna Nori. Click here for more about The Demolisher.
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<Award-winning Court to open Mosaic International Film Fest> (July 20, 2015 - Mississauga, ON) The 9th annual Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF) kicks off in Mississauga, west of Toronto on Thursday, August 6 with a showcase of critically acclaimed shorts, features and documentaries celebrating the cinema of South Asia, the Middle East and the diaspora. The opening Gala film is Chaitanya Tamhane’s award-winning directorial debut, Court. A winner of top prizes at both the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. It has stirred controversy in India where it was a box office hit.Arrow
<Ottawa Animation Fest Shines Spotlight on Canadian Filmmakers> (July 15, 2015 - Ottawa, ON) Since 1976 the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has grown to become North America's leading animation event. This year they received a total of 2088 entries and have selected 147 films. A third of them, 47 in all, are from Canadian filmmakers. "This was without doubt one of the strongest years I can recall," said Chris Robinson, OIAF Artistic Director. "The quality of almost every category was high." Robinson went on to say, "It was also a particularly good year for Canadian animators, demonstrating yet again just how diverse, unique and talented we are as an animation nation."Arrow
<Rachel McAdams> Now Playing:
Five new high profile films have opened and all of them have a Canadian actor in a lead or supporting role. One of the most anticipated is Southpaw, costarring Rachel McAdams (pictured) Jake Gyllenhaal and Forest Whitaker. The film is getting a lot of its buzz off McAdams' costarrng role in the dark second season of True Detective. Hayden Christensen costars with Adrien Brody in the shot in Toronto American Heist. Look for Tamara Hickey in Woody Allen's latest, Irrational Man. Then there's Rob Archer with a role in Pixels and Cobie Smulders costars in Unexpected. Click here for more Canadian movies and Canadians in movies Now Playing.Arrow
<Backcountry, coming soon> Coming Soon:
Backcountry costars Rookie Blue's Missy Peregrym and Jeff Roop as a young couple looking forward to taking a break from the big city by camping in the Canadian wilderness. Jenn (Peregrym) isn't a seasoned camper like Alex (Roop) but she agrees to let him take her to one of his favourite spots. By the time they're on their third day trekking in the forest, they still haven't reached the Blackfoot Trail and Alex has to admit he's gotten them lost. Without food or water, they struggle to get their bearings and find their way out of the woods, when terror sets in.Arrow


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