The Cineforum: Reg Hartt and Toronto’s Alternative Film Scene

If you’re a Toronto resident, or have been on campus for the past month and a half, you have probably seen flyers made by Reg Hartt. They’re in black and white, with titles in big black letters and quotes from different sources, that promote Hartt and his screenings. They also feature images, the most prominent…

Scribbling for a Living: Talk and Book Launch with University of Toronto Alum, Hart Hanson

On Thursday, October 13th, 2017, Hart Hanson, creator of the hit series Bones, joined fans of his new book, The Driver, at his talk and book launch. The event was coordinated with University College, the college Hanson graduated from in 1981, and took place at Desautels Hall in the Rotman School of Management. As darkness…

Inside INpride

INpride, a newly formed Innis based group in support of LGBTQ+ students, is up and running. Though primarily aimed at supporting and advocating for students, INpride is also open to the wider University of Toronto community, including students, staff, faculty, and alumni. This week, I sat down with its co-presidents Jack McCrossin and Sabrina Lin…

Your TIFF Recommendations

ROBYN BACON, 21, Cinema Studies Major DOWNSIZING “I think it looks interesting because comedies often don’t grace TIFF. Especially ones as zany and different as this one. We need comedy that provides social commentary on things that are relevant in society today (example: people using too many natural resources aka what the film is about). The director…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: BLM Activist Jomo K. Johnson On Hunger Strike

On June 6, Jomo K. Johnson of Black Lives Matter Savannah started a hunger strike to raise awareness for mental health issues in the black community. Jomo had gotten involved with Black Lives Matter shortly after the death of Philando Castile. A pastor-turned-activist, he moved to Savannah after being hired by a church—but when that…

The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies: The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

This article is a part of a larger series, ‘The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies’, in which we review films, discuss film festivals, and cover other local movie-related news. As Innis College has such a thriving film community, we at the Herald will strive to capture this energy through this series. Look forward to…

BREAKING: Report on the findings of the ICSS investigation of CINSSU

At the Innis College Town Hall on April 19, ICSS President Brianne Katz-Griffin and Vice President, Finance Troy Peschke shared the ICSS’ findings regarding the Cinema Studies Students’ Union (CINSSU) budget and, more specifically, the allocation of the ICSS student levy for the organization. Currently, at 2/45 of the ICSS budget, CINSSU is the only…