A Decade Inside Québec

Maurie Alioff takes a look at the last decade of film highlights from Québec.

The Top 10 of the 10s

Northernstars Announces its The Top 10 Canadian Films of the 2010s.


Passages 2019

Northernstars remembers the Canadian members of the film and television industry we have lost in 2019.

The NFB at Sundance

The NFB at Sundance 
by Staff

 (December 27, 2019 - Toronto, ON) Two new NFB virtual reality works will be presented at the Sundance Film Festival,...

Cineplex: The Little Company That Could

Contributor Wyndham Wise looks at the long history of Cineplex

New and Renewed at Global

Global TV announces new and renewed series for its 2020 lineup.



The Song of Names

leaf Based on the book by Norman Lebrecht, The Song of Names is set just as Europe erupts into World War II. We meet 9 year old Martin who loves his new adopted brother Dovidl, a highly gifted violin prodigy of the same age and a recent Polish-Jewish refugee to London. The years pass, and then, just hours before Dovidl’s debut concert performance at the age of 21 he vanishes without a trace, causing shame and ruin for their family.
Dec. 25, 2019 - Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal
Jan. 10, 2020 - Canada-wide


Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, image,

Once Were Brothers

leaf Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers in music and who together made their mark on music history. Updated Dec. 20:
Jan.24-26 2020 - Fernie, BC (Fernie Reel Canadian Film Festival
Mar. 6, 2020 - Belleville, ON (Belleville Downtown Docfest)