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Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Toronto Kicks Into High Gear and More

Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Toronto Kicks Into High Gear and More

Today on indieWIRE, we started to rev up our Toronto coverage, and you’re definitely going to see a lot of it over the next days, but never fear; we’re still providing our usual coverage every day. Today on indieWIRE, we talked about “The Black Power Mixtape,” Peter Knegt discussed “We Were Here,” and more.

TIFF List 2011: The Complete Toronto Film Festival Lineup
The Toronto International Film Festival has announced the full slate of its 36th edition.

TIFF FUTURES | “The Loneliest Planet” Co-Star Hani Furstenberg Moves Beyond the Israeli Stage
Furstenberg has already made great strides as an actress in the Israeli theater with occasional, and equally successful, forays into film.

Head Start: Here’s 33 Reviews of Toronto Movies
The Toronto International Film Festival opens today, cutting the ribbon on a busy week-and-a-half affair in which over 200 features from around the world will be unveiled for a diverse audience of casual moviegoers and industry professionals alike.

I Wasn’t There: “We Were Here” and the Importance of HIV/AIDS in Film
For me, one of the standout films at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival was David Weissman’s chronicle of the AIDS epidemic, “We Were Here.”

Why It Took A Swede to Make “The Black Power Mixtape”
Göran Hugo Olsson’s documentary “The Black Power Mixtape” brings fresh insight to the world of Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael through an unlikely source.

iW’s Project of the Day: Wife and Mistress Meet One Christmas in “White Reindeer”
Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

Here’s the Project of the Week Winner: “Plato’s Reality Machine”
Thanks to your votes, the life in a video game film “Plato’s Reality Machine” won yesterday’s Project of the Week contest for the week ending July 1! Congratulations to director Myles Sorensen.

13 to Watch in Toronto
This year’s stuffed edition of the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off today, bringing over 200 features from around the world to Canada’s biggest city.

“The Help” to Close Zurich Film Festival
The program for the 2011 Zurich Film Festival was announced today, with the American drama “The Help,” which has proven divisive (and hugely successful) in its home country, closing the fest.

Miramax Announces Worldwide Sales Organization
Miramax CEO Mike Lang announced today the continued expansion of its worldwide sales organization and the opening of Miramax’s first international office in London.

Toronto Day 1: Minute by Minute
Each day at the Toronto International Film Festival (September 9-19), indieWIRE is publishing a frequently updated dispatch from Toronto.

Tribeca Film Acquires Tony Kaye’s “Detachment” For US Distribution
“Detachment,” Tony Kaye’s first high-profile feature since “American History X,” will be distributed in the US by Tribeca Films in 2012.

iW’s Video of the Day: Nike Teases the “Back to the Future” Sneakers. Yes, For Real.
Remember that famous scene in “Back to the Future Part II” where Marty McFly discovers that Nike has invented sneakers that magically lace themselves?

Watch: Gorgeous Trailer for “Shit Year” Starring Ellen Barkin
Cinemad has released the U.S. trailer for Santa Cruz filmmaker Cam Archer’s sophomore feature “Shit Year,” and it’s a sight to behold.

Sundance Reveals Projects for 2012 Theater Lab
The Sundance Institute has announced the projects selected for its 2012 Theater Lab, a two-week intensive program designed to support the creative evolution of new theater efforts.

TIFF Exclusive: Poster Reveal for Morgan Spurlock’s Comic-Con Doc
Documentary filmmaking funnyman Morgan Spurlock (“Super Size Me”) will be in Toronto this weekend to world premiere his latest project, “Comic-Con: Episode IV – A Fan’s Hope.”

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