We speak to Scottish artist Rachel Maclean about Make Me Up, her darkly comic new satire that explores the pressures faced by women today.
Manuel Alberto Claro has been breathing life into the filmmaker’s twisted, nightmarish visions since 2011. Here, he shares what he's learned so far.
Festival Director Demi Taylor picks her highlights: from an epic exploration of cold-water surfing in Siberia, to Chas Smith’s celebration of surf icon Lisa Andersen.
Following its premiere, we speak to the filmmaker and two lead actors behind TIFF breakout Firecrackers about tackling the power dynamics of gender head-on.
In his dark directorial debut, Tehran Taboo, Ali Soozandeh uses animation to share stories from the Iranian capital’s underbelly.
In his new film Arada, director Mu Tunc reflects on the movement’s early beginnings in Istanbul.
A new book from film critic and historian Paul Kendel Fonoroff tells the story of Chinese film through an archive of historic magazines.
Desiree Akhavan has battled self-doubt to realise her dream as a director. But in a medium with few opportunities for fresh voices, she knows that success is never straightforward.
Oliver Wright, Head of Programming at the festival that celebrates “the art of non-fiction”, picks his highlights from this year’s programme.
In A Northern Soul, Sean McAllister follows Steve, a factory worker with dreams of rapping and making a difference in his community.
We talk to Kimberley Reed about free speech, fake news and Dark Money – her searing new documentary on America’s corrupt political system.
This issue is all about determination – to reject the status quo, to rise above the noise or just to forge your own path in life.