LIFT News

This is the chronological compendium of LIFT news posts from all of our departments; most recent first.

 

LIFT co-presents “Mis Dos Voces / My Two Voices” at Rendezvous With Madness

Thursday 27 October 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

LIFT co-presents “Mis Dos Voces / My Two Voices” at the 2022 Rendezvous With Madness Festival “Mis Dos Voces / My Two Voices” Directed by Lina Rodríguez 2022 | Canada | 68 minutes | Spanish with English subtitles In “My Two Voices,” Canadian director Lina Rodriguez paints a lyrical and truly unique portrait of what it means to be an immigrant and h”… more

LIFT announces Finnish Visiting Artist Matti Harju

Friday 9 September 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES FINNISH VISITING ARTIST MATTI HARJU Toronto, October 17, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to announce that Matti Harju has joined us from Kouvola, Finland as a visiting artist from September 9 to December 1, 2022 as the third resident in the res”… more

LIFT co-presents  “Geographies of Solitude” at Planet in Focus

Sunday 16 October 2022, 19:00 to 21:00

LIFT co-presents “Geographies of Solitude” at the 2022 Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival “Geographies of Solitude” Directed by Jacquelyn Mills Country: Canada Length: 1:03:00 “Geographies of Solitude” is an immersion into the rich ecosystem of Sable Island, guided by naturalist and environmentalist Zoe Lucas who has lived ov”… more

LIFT and Archive/Counter-Archive co-presents at World Audiovisual Heritage Week

Thursday 27 October 2022, 19:00 to 23:59

Origines by Nadine Valcin LIFT AND ARCHIVE/COUNTER-ARCHIVE CO-PRESENTS AT WORLD AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE WEEK Curated and organized by Cayley James and Helen Lee. The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and Archive/Counter-Archive are partnering to bring together an in-person screening and panel event to celebrate the 2022 UNESCO World”… more

Screening with 2022 BAICC Resident Álvaro Feldman

Thursday 13 October 2022, 19:00 to 21:00

SUPER 8MM FILM SCREENING WITH 2022 BAICC RESIDENT ÁLVARO FELDMAN Co-presented by the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) and PIX FILM Thursday, October 13, 2022 Starts at 7:00pm PIX FILM Gallery 1411 Dufferin Street, Unit C Pay-What-You-Can Admission Álvaro Feldman is a filmmaker and the current resident in the sixth edition of the”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for Thanksgiving Day – Oct 10

The LIFT office and store will be closed for Thanksgiving Day on Monday, October 10th, 2022. LIFT will be back in operation, as per our current COVID-19 access, on Tuesday, October 11th at 10:00AM ET.

LIFT announces the 2022 BAICC Resident – Álvaro Feldman

Tuesday 6 September 2022, 00:00 to 00:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES THE 2022 BAICC RESIDENT ÁLVARO FELDMAN Toronto, September 29, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is pleased to welcome Spanish filmmaker Álvaro Feldman as the current resident in the sixth edition of the BAICC Residencias Artísticas Internacionales de Creaci”… more

LIFT Office and Store Closed for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Sep 30

September 21, 2022 September 30th, 2022 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. The”… more

Call for Proposals: Analogue Resilience: A Film Labs Gathering

Tuesday 13 September 2022, 00:00 to 17:00

THE LIAISON OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS OF TORONTO (LIFT) ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS ANALOGUE RESILIENCE: A FILM LABS GATHERING May 25 – 30, 2023 in Toronto, Canada Toronto, September 13, 2022—The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is excited to announce that we will be hosting a gathering of analogue film labs and filmmakers here”… more

Performance with Visiting Artist Britt Al-Busultan

Wednesday 14 September 2022, 19:00 to 20:00

PIX Film is pleased to present a performance with Visiting Britt Al-Busultan Britt Al-Busultan in person Britt-Al-Busultan, artist in residency at LIFT, will be presenting a 2 x 16mm film projector performance “Razzle Dazzle” at PIX FILM Gallery with sound accompaniment by Ben Rositsan. Details: https://www.pixfilmcollective.com/events/razzle-dazzl”… more