Remembrance Day – 100 Years Later

Northernstars contributor Jim Slotek looks at Canadian war movies on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

A Cronenberg Halloween

Northernstars looks at the films of David Cronenberg for Halloween 2018.


R. Bruce Elder Explores Cubism and Futurism

R. Bruce Elder Explores Cubism and Futurism in a new book to be launched on November 2, 2018.

13 Scary Canadian Films

13 Scary Canadian Films for Halloween by Wyndham Wise (October 23, 2018 - Toronto, ON) Canadian horror movies rarely make it onto the curriculum for Canadian...

imagineNATIVE Wraps with Awards

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival has wrapped with an awards ceremony.

The Drawer Boy: Coming Soon

Highball.TV to distribute the Canadian film The Drawer Boy.




leaf Touched is the story of an unlikely father figure and a nine-year-old girl. It is a dreamlike, dark and odd film that creates a tender but disturbing portrait of human isolation, exploring both sociopathology and the fragile power of human kindness.
(Nov. 16 - Toronto)



The Drawer Boy

leaf It’s 1972 in rural Ontario. Angus and Morgan have been living alone on their farm since a World War II injury left Angus with no short-term memory. Miles, a young actor from Toronto, shows up to stay with the two farmers in order to gather stories and make up a play about farming. Through his exploration of the farmers’ past, Angus’ memory is unlocked, and secrets are exposed.
(Nov. 23 - Toronto)
(Nov. 30 - Calgary)