Filmed on four continents over six years, this epic 15-hour documentary tells the story of innovation in the movies based on the acclaimed book of the same title by Mark Cousins.
Featuring exclusive interviews with legendary filmmakers like Stanley Donen and Abbas Kiarostami, The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a passionate, cinematic journey across 11 decades of cinema, and a thousand films.
The film will be screened first in five instalments of three hours each, every morning at 10am from Monday, September 12 to Friday, September 16.
Monday September 12, Jackman Hall - AGO, 10:00am
Tuesday September 13, Jackman Hall - AGO, 10:00am
Wednesday September 14, Jackman Hall - AGO, 10:00am
Thursday September 15, Jackman Hall - AGO, 10:00am
Friday September 16, Jackman Hall - AGO, 10:00am
On the Festival’s final weekend the film will be screened again: eight hours on Saturday, September 17 and seven hours on Sunday, September 18.
Saturday September 17, TIFF Bell Lightbox 4, 9:15am
Sunday September 18, TIFF Bell Lightbox 4, 9:15am
Tickets for The Story of Film will be available on a first-come, first-served basis from the relevant venue box office two hours prior to start of the screening.