Fortunate Son on CBC

SEVEN24 Films and Lark Productions have announced the start of production on Fortunate Son, a new CBC original drama series.

Drake and Other Canadian Ambassadors

Jim Slotek writes about Drake and Other Canadian Ambassadors
 for Canada Day 2019


Telefilm Supports 8 Indigenous Features

Telefilm Canada has announced support for 8 Indigenous Feature films

Save Me Returns to GEM

The short series Save Me Returns to CBC's streaming service, GEM.

It’s National Indigenous Peoples Day

The National Film Board celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Inside Quebec – Summer 2019

Northernstars contributor Maurie Alioff reports on the Quebec film scene in the summer of 2019.


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Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

leaf Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
July 14 (Hot Docs Ted Rogers - Toronto)




leaf Astronaut stars Richard Dreyfuss as lonely widower Angus Stewart who once upon a time dreamt of becoming an astronaut. Now living in a retirement home, his life seems over; he feels worthless and alone. But one day the dream returns when Angus learns of a competition for a trip into space. He changes his birthdate, battles preconceptions, deals with ill health and time in the hopes of winning and taking the trip of his long lost dreams.

(July 26 - Limited)