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Nadia Elkharadly: TIFF comes to Toronto

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 5, 2013 by segarini

Nadia LogoWell DBAWISers, it’s that time of year again.  No, it’s not summer anymore, as the vicious chill in the air would indicate (please recall I’m a desert flower so any temperature below 25 degrees constitutes as a vicious chill for me).  No, it’s not Christmas, as the chill isn’t hellish as opposed to vicious.  Now is the time that the glitterati, the paparazzi and the wishtheywere-ies look forward to more than anything; the Toronto International Film Festival.  Every September, celebrities from the far reaches of the globe (though mostly from New York and Los Angeles) descend upon Toronto for a few days of worship, film promoting and party attending.  And with them come all the trappings that a world class film festival would merit; the red carpets, the flash bulbs, the media frenzy, and the fan worship that help to make TIFF what it is today.

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