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Interns Review TIFF 2015 Films


Kelly Rahardja reviews TIFF 2015 selected movie Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom directed by Evgeny Afineevsky. The documentary film is based on the Kiev’s uprisings in Maidan Square between 2013-14.

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Jonas Becker reviews TIFF 2015 selected movie Full Contact directed by David Verbeek. The movie showcases the life of a drone operator who tries to deal with his guilt after an air strike goes wrong.

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Hinna Hatif reviews TIFF 2015 selected movie Let Them Come/ Maintenant Ils Peuvent Venir directed by Salem Brahimi. The movie showcases the life of a family surviving the 1991 Algerian civil war, which lasted for 11 years. The movie is an adaptation of a book by Arezki Mellal.

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Hinna Hatif
Hinna Hatif is the current Program Editor and Media Producer at the NATO Association of Canada. She completed her B.A with a Specialized Honours in Global Political Studies at York University. She also attained a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. Hinna served as the President of the Afghan Students Association at York University while completing her final year of undergrad. Hinna is interested in the subjects of conflict, security and development in Afghanistan and the Middle East. She also enjoys photography and graphic design. Twitter: @hinnahatif Email: hhatif@gmail.com