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Toronto film festival explores human rights, culture clashes

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North America’s largest film festival opens Thursday in Toronto with a focus on disturbing abuses of human rights and modern clashes of civilization.

The Toronto International Film Festival also welcomes back screen legends Robert Redford and Clint Eastwood, returning for the first time in decades to unveil their latest movies The Conspirator and Hereafter, respectively.

“We’ve all seen filmmakers address human rights abuses in documentaries, but we’re also seeing it in fiction this year,” festival co-director Cameron Bailey told AFP.

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via AsiaOne News

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