Canadian cinema

Universal Language – first-look review

By Charles Bramesco

The clashing cultures of Canada and Iran are fused in Matthew Rankin’s dryly comic follow-up to The Twentieth Century.

Meet the Guy Maddin-esque gonzo filmmaker challenging Canadian identity

By Justine Smith

Director Matthew Rankin discusses his experimental debut feature The Twentieth Century.

Discover great new Canadian films at the 2019 Canada Now festival

By David Jenkins

Porn barons, rebel poets and teen sexuality are all part of this exciting cinematic crop.

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