Re: Toronto Film Festival

From: db (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Aug 26 2007 - 12:05:08 PDT

On Aug 25, 2007, at 11:28 PM, john porter wrote:

> For example, TIFF's visiting experimental filmmakers
> should be forewarned that your screening will be
> automatically "Restricted" (adults only) by law,
> regardless of the content! Minors (anyone under 18)
> are not allowed to see even abstract films! TIFF not
> only does not protest this law, but they help to
> enforce it and don't inform their filmmakers, so on
> many occasions filmmakers and/or their families have
> been caught by surprise and sent home by TIFF from
> their own screening with their child (sometimes a mere
> babe-in-arms)!
> You don't hear any complaints from TIFF's experimental
> filmmakers either, including those Frameworkers here
> in Toronto.

A relevant piece of history:

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.