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Toronto Film Festival to spotlight Nigerian filmmakers

Piers Handling, left, Director and CEO of TIFF, and the Artistic Director Cameron Bailey, right, speak during the Toronto International Film Festival press conference announcing the 2015 Canadian features and shorts lineup in Toronto on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

Movies produced in Lagos, Nigeria, will be feted at this year’s Toronto Film Festival as part of the City-to-City sidebar. In the City-to-City section of TIFF 2016, programmed by Cameron Bailey, filmmakers from Lagos, Nigeria, will be put on center stage. Previous cities featured over the sidebar’s eight-year history have …

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Prince, pop music superstar, dies in Minneapolis

Prince performs at Dolphin Stadium in Miami on Feb. 4, 2007.

CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was …

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