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Kaleem Aftab


376 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 01/04/2020.

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari • Director of Sweetness in the Belly

Interview: Zeresenay Berhane Mehari • Director of Sweetness in the Belly

“My siblings and I had to think about this challenge of what home means and what a community means”

Cineuropa spoke to Zeresenay Berhane Mehari about various aspects of Sweetness in the Belly, his adaptation of the Camilla Gibb book  

23/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Review: This Is Not a Movie

Review: This Is Not a Movie

This documentary about Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk asks probing questions about the nature of modern journalism  

23/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | TIFF Docs

Review: Judy

Review: Judy

A look-at-me-I'm-a-star performance by Renée Zellweger ensures Rupert Goold's Judy Garland biopic crawls over the rainbow in the end  

19/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Special Presentations

Review: True History of the Kelly Gang

Review: True History of the Kelly Gang

Justin Kurzel’s adaptation of Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning novel is a fictional imagining of the life and crimes of 19th-century Australian Ned Kelly  

18/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Galas

Review: Saint Maud

Review: Saint Maud

Debuting writer-director Rose Glass has crafted a perfect Midnight Madness film with a social message about the health service  

18/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Midnight Madness

Review: Greed

Review: Greed

Michael Winterbottom has made a hilarious film about the dangers of capitalism, utilising his muse Steve Coogan as a retail giant  

18/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Special Presentations

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari adapts Canadian author Camilla Gibb’s novel with mixed results  

17/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Review: Radioactive

Review: Radioactive

The incredible life story of Marie Curie is economically told in Marjane Satrapi's patchy new film  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Galas

Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

Interview: Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

“These girls really love the banter about their different experiences”

We met up with British director and producer Sarah Gavron, whose new film Rocks world-premiered in the Platform section of Toronto  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Pietro Marcello’s film was awarded by a jury comprising Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian and Jessica Kiang; other gongs went to Proxima and How to Build a Girl  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Awards