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Occupied Pleasures by Tanya Habjouqa at World Press Photo until Sept. 28

The eye that sees all

At World Press Photo, the best talents wield the camera not as an indifferent eye, but an instrument that reveals, often tenderly, the complexity of the world and who we are.

Raquel Duffy and Diego Matamoros in Soulpepper's Tartuffe

TO does Tartuffe

Soulpepper Repertory Theatre’s brilliant rendition of Molière’s Tartuffe should not be missed by any Montreal theatre enthusiasts travelling to Toronto.

Wyoming

On the road with Anna

That first night we stayed at the Sunrise Motel in Cody, Wyoming, the town built by Buffalo Bill. One year, the Hell’s Angels and Bandidos had both booked into the motel on their way to the Harley Davidson convention. Police from a hundred mile radius had surrounded the motel to keep the peace.

Ark

Sinking Gaza’s Ark

Gaza’s Ark was an unarmed ship built to bring relief to besieged Gazans and challenge the Israeli blockade from the inside out. It was targeted by Israeli forces on July 11th.

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The age of the troll

Trolls are the bane of the virtual world, but also a marker of our 2.0 times. What does a troll want out of life? Where do trolls get their energy and political beliefs?

Landmark 1992 queer doc Forbidden Love is being re-released by the NFB

Love resurrection

Filmmakers Lynne Fernie and Aerlyn Weissman discuss the re-­release of their landmark 1992 documentary, Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives.