Friday, 24 October 2008

Film Fan Fridays for Friday October 24, 2008!

Hello Film Fans and Fanatics!

Welcome to Film Fan Fridays for Friday October 24, 2008! Just the facts this week with 9 films and 4 festivals that is a lot going on around town! Make sure to check back here for daily coverage of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival continues here at Movie Moxie until October 24, 2008.

Have a great weekend!

Shannon

Festival Watch

Est Docs
Estonian Documentary Film Festival
Continues until October 24, 2008 at various locations, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Planet in Focus Film Festival
International Environmental Film and Video Festival
Continues until October 26, 2008 at various locations, Toronto, Ontario

Toronto After Dark Film Festival
Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Film Festival
Continues until October 24, 2008 at the Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto Palestine Film Festival
October 25 - November 1, 2008 at various locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Special Screening

Deepa Mehta will be in attendance at Heaven on Earth screenings on Friday Oct 24 and Saturday Oct 25/08 at the Varsity theatre for Q&As after the
7pm screenings.

Friday October 24, 2008 Releases

Changeling
Dir: Clint Eastwood (
Letters from Iwo Jima, Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River)
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, john Malkovich
USA
Limited Release
Official Film Site, IMDb Page, Trailer

Heaven on Earth
Writer/Dir: Deepa Mehta (
Water, Bollywood/Hollywood, Fire)
Cast: Perity Zinta, Balinder Johal, Rajinder Singh Cheema, Gourrav Sihan, Vansh Bhardwaj
Canada
NFB Site & Trailer, IMDb Page

High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Dir: Kenny Ortega (High School Musical, High School Musical 2, Newsies)
Cast: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Alyson Reed
USA
Official Film Site (autolays trailer), IMDb Page, Trailer

I.O.U.S.A.
Dir: Patrick Creadon (Wordplay)
Documentary on the US economy
USA
Limited Release
Official Film Site, IMDb Page, Trailer

Passengers
Dir: Rodrigo Garcia ("In Treatment")
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, Andre Braugher, Dianne Wiest, David Morse
USA
Official Film Site and Trailer, IMDb Page

Pride and Glory
Dir: Gavin O'Connor (Tumbleweeds)
Cast: Colin Farrell, Edward Norton, Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich
USA
Official Film Site, IMDb Page, Trailer

The Tiger's Tale
Writer/Dir: John Boorman (The Tailor of Panama <2001>, Excalibur, Zardoz, Deliverance)
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall, Ciarán Hinds, Sinéad Cusack, Sean McGinley
Ireland
Limited Release
No Film Site or
Trailer found, IMDb Page

Towelhead / Nothing is Private
Dir: Alan Ball ("Six Feet Under", "True Blood")
Cast: Summer Bishil, Peter Macdissi, Aaron Eckhart, Carrie Preston
USA
Limited Release
Official Film Site and Trailer, IMDb Page

Who is KK Downey?
Dir: Darren Curtis and Pat Kiely
Cast: Darren Curtis, Matt Silver, Kristin Adams, Pat Kiely, Dan Haber
Canada
Limited Release
Official Film Site (autoplays trailer),
IMDb Page, Trailer

Edit: Additional release Oct 24, 2008 - Saw V

**please note this list of releases reflects first run film released in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as of October 24, 2008**

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