Amongst the least critically acclaimed masterworks of Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke, Time of the Wolf sparked controversy upon release due to the actual murder of animals. Yet, the film is one of the most ambitious and one of the bleakest existential journeys ever put on the silver screen

For the first time I’ve been granted press accreditation for the Toronto International Film Festival®, recognised as one of the largest and most prestigious film festivals in the world. So, I had the opportunity to watch and review a bunch of movies. This article features my reviews of three short films: A Fool God (Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, France, drama, 18’15”), Billy (Zachary Epcar, USA, horror, 8’01”), Daughter (Daria Kascheeva, Czech Republic, drama, 14’44”).