Critical Writing Index

Big city concerns hit silver screen at Regent Park: Festical shows films that address homelessness, immigration and race

by Iain Marlow

The Toronto Star, Nov. 8 Fall, 2008

Marlow’s article describes the Regent Park Film Festival, highlighting the ways it differs from Cannes or TIFF by being a community serving event. Local and international films have characters and address concerns relevant to the Regent Park community that is primarily comprised of new immigrants. The article also contains children’s thoughts on festival films that they can relate to.

ITEM 2008.111 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Biki Kangwana

Karin Hazé