Contemporary concerns such as climate change, political turmoil and technological transformation present immense challenges to the imagination. The graduate conference "Imagining Crisis" brings together academics, filmmakers and activities to explore approaches to pressing global issues. Read more
The Secret Trial 5, the feature debut of York film alumni Amar Wala (BFA 2008) and Noah Bingham (BFA 2009), screens at Toronto's Bloor Hot Docs Cinema Nov. 7-13, followed by a theatrical run in Ottawa Nov. 16-18. This film about the human impact of the “War on Terror" is a sobering examination of the Canadian government’s use of security certificates that allows for indefinite detention without charges, based on evidence not revealed to the accused or their lawyers. Premiering at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival last spring, The Secret Trial 5 has been presented at festivals across Canada and Internationally, winning critical acclaim and a number of awards. The Huffington Post called it a "must-see", and Now Magazine, The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star have all hailed it as a powerful and compelling work. Watch the trailer.
CineSiege 2014: Images from productions nominated for the Department of Film's juried undergraduate film showcase.
"Depth of Field" - Images from graduate film student productions 2009-2013