Journalist, Photographer, Social Media Content Manager: TIFF. Former: Creative Producer: The MUFF Society. Based in Toronto.

Hallmark movies have exploded over the past few years, gaining larger budgets, bigger stars, and a dedicated community of fans, but it also brought up valid questions around the lack of diversity in the films.

The critiques about the lack of LGBTQ+ characters in their films came to a head…

Saint Frances delicate yet joyful. It approaches complex issues of trauma, motherhood, and relationships through a lens of empathy, letting the audience do the work of navigating their own feelings on the subject.

The film, beautifully directed by Alex Thompson, documents the life of Bridget, a thirty-four-year-old woman struggling with…

“Water also feels like subconsciousness to me — it’s shapeless but seeps in everywhere. You can’t stop water. It both nourishes and drowns you.”

Haolu Wang’s short film The Pregnant Ground is a gripping tale of a woman navigating the traumatic loss of her unborn child and is both horrifying…

Spinster is a coming of age story set not in the teen years normally shown on screen, but in a woman’s late thirties.

Childless and single, Gaby (Chelsea Peretti) contemplates a new career path, navigates new and old friends, and develops a new relationship with her timid niece.

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Exploring issues of anxiety, motherhood, abortion and grief, the series Ghost BFF should be a dark drama but clever writing and great performances give the show a lightness that allows the viewer room to breathe.

Picking up the pieces of Season One, Ghost BFF returns with Tara unable to cross…

In an isolated cabin in Northern Ontario, with only a few supplies and no way to communicate with the world, Keely awakes. She is pregnant, emotionally fragile and trapped by a religious faction.

Catch and Release, based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by Jane Martin, is about a relationship. While…

The sandy stretches and shadowy mountain ranges of New Mexico provide the perfect background to this story of sudden loss, longing for connection and a search for independence.

The Short History of the Long Road follows Nola (Sabrina Carpenter), a young girl who grew up van-dwelling with her father. After…

Ahead of the Season 2 premiere of DIGGSTOWN, we sat down with lead actress Vinessa Antoine to discuss her path to acting, her character Marcie Diggs, and what to expect in Season 2.

Season 2 of Diggstown, premiered on March 4 on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service…

Sophocles' Antigone has been updated for the modern world but her determination and courage have remained.

Québécois writer-director Sophie Desraspe has masterfully updated this centuries-old Greek tragedy and created a timely, relevant film. Anchored by the breathtaking lead performance by newcomer Nahéma Ricci, Antigone examines the lengths one will go…

The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open is a beautiful depiction of a chance encounter between two Indigenous women.

Shot as one long take, the film navigates many important themes through a conversation between these two women from very different backgrounds.

Fueled by strong performances by lead actresses, Violet…

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