Posts by Film & TV

A New Beat

By Paola Tolentino • November 21, 2014

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Andrea Dorfman speaks about her Hali-film, Heartbeat

Heartbeat centers around Justine, a young musician-turned-copywriter. It’s not that Justine hates her life – it’s that she …

The Gazette’s AFF can’t-miss list

By Mat Wilush • September 12, 2014

The Gazette’s AFF can’t-miss list

It’s time to ditch the computer screen for the silver screen: the Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) is being held in Halifax from Sept. 11 …

Atlantic Film Festival at Dal

By Meagan Wiederman • September 12, 2014


In collaboration with the Atlantic Film Festival, Dalhousie Art Gallery is presenting their annual program: their own film festival retrospective.
This year, the gallery is …

Catching air

By Zoe Doucette • March 14, 2014

Jiro dreams of airplanes. (Press image)

Spirited away, Ponyo,  and other kid-friendly releases from the beloved Studio Ghibli  must have lured me into a comfortable, safe world of fantasy and …

Seeing the invisible

By Emma Skagen • March 13, 2014

Liz Marshall: Canadian activist and filmmaker. (Press photo)

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall spoke at a screening of her latest film, The Ghosts in Our Machine, last weekend in the McCain building. …

Life, love, and Siri

By Zoe Doucette • January 31, 2014

A story of moustaches and A.I. (Press image)

In 2003, dour magician David Blaine sat in a plexiglass box high over a London street for 44 days. Blaine was suspended alone above …

Mind-bend theatre

By Matt Thurton • November 15, 2013


Halloween was three weeks ago, but the desire to be frightened and disturbed never seems to die. From Nov. 21-24 the Outlier Film Festival …

Beyond the [kloi’ st r]

By Eleanor Davidson • November 8, 2013


Local filmmaker John Hillis’ documentary [kloi’ st r] was recently screened at the Uppsala Short Film Festival in Sweden, highlighting the growing presence of Nova …

One-handed love

By Zoe Doucette • October 4, 2013


A portrait of a sweet, ditzy porn addict, Don Jon opens to a flickering neon cartoon image. It’s only fitting for this tale that …

Dalhousie actor snags role in AFF film

By Meagan Wiederman • September 20, 2013

Josh Cruddas, a Dalhousie grad, landed a role in a feature film. (press photo)

A recent Dalhousie graduate, Josh Cruddas will be appearing in the Civil War feature film Copperhead as Jimmy, an orphan taken in by the Beech …