India

Reviews of Danny Collins, Clouds of Sil Maria, Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet and more

Age and other issues confront Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche and Kyle Catlett as T.S. Spivet in three of the many new movies this week
Governor General David Johnston

Canada must deepen relationship with Asia, experts say

Canada lacks a national strategy for responding to the rise of Asia: experts say it's a problem.

Wreck-It-Ralph, Flight, The Sessions, Midnight’s Children and The Invisible War: reviews

John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman and Jane Lynch are the main voices in the very entertaining animated movie Wreck-It-Ralph

VIFF picks: García Bernal in NO, Monsanto in Bitter Seeds

Gael García Bernal revives Chilean history in NO, one of today’s VIFF picks.

Mehta and Rushdie weave intricate history

 I must confess, I’ve never read a Salman Rushdie book. Nor have I ever seen a Deepa Mehta film. The latter is more shocking considering what a film nerd I am and the fact that my parents were...

Brave, four new indies (including a must-see) and Hot Docs reviewed

Brave is like a newly-found Grimm Brothers fairy tale except for one very independent princess.

VolunTourism: seeing the world to save the world has unexpected complexities

Emily Chan graduated from high school and became a "VolunTourist" in rural India. Now she looks back.

Dark Shadows, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Headhunters, plus a Canadian bank robber and a headstrong mother

Judy Dench is one of seven seniors who experience India in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The New Punjab

Why making Punjab a state within a state would mean great things for India's future.

Saint Mary's craft co-operative helps Indian women overcome gender barriers and double earnings

Handmade crafts make great holiday presents, but how can Canadians ensure a genuine difference for a communities in developing countries? This story explores a Fair Trade co-operative in India.