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September 10-20, 2020

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Bernard Émond
A disgruntled academic refuses a substantial inheritance because the fortune was amassed dishonestly. Soon after, he is reunited with his teenag… 
CastGilles Renaud, Isabelle Vincent, Patrick Dro…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
MAST$14A

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Brandon Cronenberg
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Biological communio… 
CastCaleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Denis Côté
Visionary filmmaker Denis Côté (Curling) offers a strikingly beautiful contemplation of the caged denizens of a zoo in this intriguing cinematic… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
WL$PG

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Larry Kent
A landmark in Canadian independent cinema, Larry Kent’s jazzy, Nouvelle Vague–style chronicle of the sexual shenanigans of a young printer retur… 
CastAlan Scarfe, Lynn Stewart and Philip Brown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CTQFreePG

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Jason Buxton
An alienated teenager's online threat ignites fear in a small community, in this disturbing and perceptive look at how our media-fuelled, post-C… 
CastConnor Jessup, Alexia Fast, Craig Arnold, Mi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$PG

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Rafaël Ouellet
After being involved in a road accident causing the death of a woman, truck driver Germain’s world collapses as he feels an overwhelming sense o… 
CastJulien Poulin, Patrice Dubois, Maude Giguère…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Bruce Sweeney
Bruce Sweeney (Last Wedding) returns to the Festival with this neo-noir police procedural — set against the backdrop of economic hard times — ab… 
CastNicholas Lea, Gabrielle Rose, Agam Darshi, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Peter Mettler
The End of Time is a cinematic experience from visionary filmmaker Peter Mettler which explores our perception of time. 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAST$PG

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Laurent Cantet
The latest film from Palme d’Or winner Laurent Cantet (Entre les murs) is a vivid adaptation of the celebrated Joyce Carol Oates novel about a s… 
CastMichelle Nolden, Ali Liebert and Tamara Hope
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Sudz Sutherland
Three Jamaicans who are deported from the U.S. Canada and England must make their way in a land that they are not familiar with. Home Again is … 
CastTatyana Ali, CCH Pounder, Lyriq Bent, Fefe D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson
A group of friends play an innocent game of capture the flag in the neighbourhood woods, arming themselves with nothing more than sticks, their … 
CastSiam Yu, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend, Aidan …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette
A Quebec doctor discovers the heartbreaking absurdity of life in Israel's divided West Bank, in this intense, politically-charged drama from the… 
CastEvelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy,…
LanguageFrench, English, Ara…   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Rubba Nadda
One afternoon, on a typical day at work, Adib is confronted with devastating news: His eldest daughter, Muna, has gone missing in Damascus. Now … 
CastAlexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson and Marisa …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Igor Drljaca
Miro, an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia, lives in Toronto. He has a hard time relating to others and he never stays in one place for too l… 
CastGoran Slavkovic, Jasmin Geljo, Edis Livnjak,…
LanguageSerbo-Croatian, Bosn…   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Xavier Dolan
In the 1990s, Laurence tells his girlfriend Fred that he wants to become a woman. In spite of the odds — and in spite of each other — they confr… 
CastSuzanne Clément, Melvil Poupaud, Nathalie Ba…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Anita Doron
A drama centered on a First Nations teenager trying to find his place in the modern world. The Lesser Blessed is a powerful coming-of-age story… 
CastBenjamin Bratt, Chloe Rose, Kiowa Gordon
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Manon Briand
A coat check attendant in a bar decides to take an unclaimed coat back to its owner, but soon finds herself in the middle of criminal intrigue. … 
CastStéphanie Lapointe, Charles-Alexandre Dubé, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Simon Ennis
In this irresistibly zany, sharp-witted documentary, director Simon Ennis introduces us to an unforgettable group of characters whose obsession … 
CastDennis Hope, Christopher Carson, Alan Bean, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Deepa Mehta
A pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's gen… 
CastSatya Bhabha, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Sh…
LanguageEnglish | Hindi | Ur…   CountryCanada
GALA$$PG

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Sean Garrity
To win back his unsatisfied ex-girlfriend, conservative accountant Jordan Abrams enlists the help of Julia — an uninhibited exotic dancer — to g… 
CastJonas Chernick, Emily Hampshire, Sarah Manni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Peaches, Vice Cooler
Singer/songwriter and performance artist Peaches — Canada’s favourite gender-bending, electro-punk icon — collaborates with TIFF and the Drake H… 
CastPeaches, Sweet Machine
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Kate Miles Melville
A high school student falls for an aging rock star. Forced to repeat Grade 12, Claire's reputation is sliding from bad-ass to bad joke. At nigh… 
CastTatiana Maslany, Spencer Van Wyck, Steven Mc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$PG

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Kim Nguyen
Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a child soldier. A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, Rebelle is als… 
CastRachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyinda…
LanguageFrench / English / L…   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Rob Stewart
The much anticipated follow-up film from the filmmakers of internationally acclaimed, box office hit Sharkwater, Revolution follows Rob Stewart … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Jamie Kastner
A cheeky, sexy documentary-hybrid, The Secret Disco Revolution wraps revealing celebrity interviews — The Village People, Gloria Gaynor, Kool an… 
CastReg Taylor, The Village People, Gloria Gayno…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Graydon Sheppard
With their now-iconic Twitter-feed-turned-web-series Shit Girls Say, Toronto-based filmmaking duo Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey unleashed a… 
CastKyle Humphrey
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$18

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Connor Gaston, Philip Barker…
Bardo Light, Connor Gaston, BC, 11’ World Premiere Accused of killing his father, a young man claims the television set was the offender. Refer… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Jeff Wong, Sophie Dupuis, St…
H’Mong Sisters, Jeff Wong, BC, 14’ World Premiere Teenage sisters living in the mountainous villages of Vietnam take a western backpacker into … 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Charles Officer, Marie-Eve J…
100 Musicians, Charles Officer, ON, 8’ World Premiere 100 Musicians is a sensual and intimate film. It is a hazy summer night in Kensington mar… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Jeremy Ball, Elizabeth Lazeb…
Frost, Jeremy Ball, ON, 13’ World Premiere An epic sci-fi thriller, Frost follows Nava, a young arctic hunter determined to prove her skills by… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Matt Austin, Johnny Ma, Saka…
The Tape, Matt Austin, ON, 5’ World Premiere When a Toronto man (Julian Richings) digs through his attic for a VHS, he encounters a 21st centur… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Nik Sexton, Aaron Phelan, Ch…
How to be Deadly, Nik Sexton, ON, 16’ North American Premiere Donnie Dumphy is vulgar, harmless, a hoser, an underdog and a loyal friend; but h… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Barry Avrich
One of the most infamous moguls, Garth Drabinsky’s incredible story is the most dramatic and unprecedented rise to and fall from power in show b… 
CastDan Brambilla, Diahann Carroll, Aubrey Dan, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Michael McGowan
Based on true events and boasting a veteran cast, Still is a heartfelt story about an 89-year-old New Brunswicker (James Cromwell) who faces jai… 
CastGeneviève Bujold, James Cromwell, Campbell S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Sarah Polley
Polley's The Stories We Tell will explore the nature of memory and storytelling. Polley’s effort is the filmmaker’s first feature-length docume… 
CastSarah Polley
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Patrice Leconte
Imagine a shop that for generations has sold all the accoutrements for the perfect suicide. This family business prospers in all its bleak miser… 
CastBernard Alane, Isabelle Spade, Kacey Mottet …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Jason Reitman
In a unique special event, filmmaker Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs a live stage reading of the screenplay for American Beauty. Th… 
CastAdam Driver, Sarah Gadon, Bryan Cranston, Ch…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
IND$18

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Unknown
Videogame developers, filmmakers, artists, interactive designers and hackers of all kinds came together during the TIFF Nexus creative jams to e… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
INDFree18

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Kazik Radwanski
Tower centres on a 34-year old man, Derek, who lives at home with his parents in Toronto, Canada. Unlike his married brother who is expecting a … 
CastDerek Bogart, Nicole Fairbairn, Robert C. Ea…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Sook-Yin Lee
Canadian musician, filmmaker and visual artist Sook-Yin Lee explores the power of montage and the thrall of narrative in her new installation. S… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Julio Hernández Cordón
In a small Guatemalan village where many "disappeared" during the country's civil war, a troubled young man struggles with the memory of his mur… 
CastAgustín Ortíz Pérez, Eduardo Spiegeler, Alej…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
CWC$PG

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Raúl Ruiz
Three intersecting ages of a man who can see approach of death. Three rival souls. The final testament of Raúl Ruiz. 
CastChristian Vadim, Sergio Hernández and Valent…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
MAST$14A

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Pablo Larraín
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pino… 
CastGael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Anton…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$14A

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Zhang Yuan
Beneath Beijing's dazzling economic boom exists the downtrodden and the forgotten “little” people who bear the weight of life's trials and injus… 
CastDuan Bowen, Lv Yulai, Shi Shi , Han Wenwen, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
VAN$14A

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Kaige Chen
The story of three women whose worlds collide, Caught in the Web is a social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, where pe… 
CastMark Chao, Chen Hong and Gao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Peng Tao
Convinced that he should not die single, lonely cremator Cao resorts to marrying a dead woman when he is diagnosed with lung cancer. The plan is… 
CastZhengwu Cheng, Wolf Girl
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Jin-ho Hur
Dangerous Liaisons is a drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play, Les liaisons dangereuses, which in turn was a theatrical adaptation of… 
CastZiyi Zhang, Dong-gun Jang and Cecilia Cheung…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
GALA$$14A

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Rui Jun Li
Old Ma, who believes that white cranes will carry buried dead bodies to heaven, is absolutely daunted by the idea of being cremated after death.… 
CastXing Chun Ma, Tang Long, Wang Siyi
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$PG

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Chuan Lu
The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty. From internationally acc… 
CastYe Liu, Daniel Wu and Chen Chang
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Stephen Fung
Follows the struggle and adult life of founder of the Yang style Tai Chi, Yang Lu-chan. Young genius Yang Luchan travels to Chen Village to lea… 
CastQi Shu, Daniel Wu and Tony Leung Ka Fai
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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Wang Bing
The masterful new documentary from Wang Bing (West of the Tracks) is an intimate, observational portrait of a peasant family who ekes out a humb… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$PG

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Ying Liang
Inspired by the notorious case of a young man's 2008 murder of six Shanghai police officers, the remarkable new film from independent Chinese au… 
CastNai An, Kate Wen, Sun Ming
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$18A

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William Vega
A Colombian refugee tries to rebuild her life at a guest house located on the shores of a great lake in the Andes. Alice is helpless. War memor… 
CastJoghis Seudin Arias, David Fernando Guacas, …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
DISC$14A

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Sergio Castellitto
A single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. Actor-director Sergio Castellitto … 
CastPenélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch and Mira Furlan
LanguageItalian   CountryCroatia
GALA$$14A

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Goran Paskaljevic
A discovery at the site of a former Nazi death camp leads a retired music professor to find out the secret of his true origins, in this moving d… 
CastMustafa Nadarevic, Predrag Ejdus, Nebojsa Gl…
LanguageSerbian   CountryCroatia
MAST$PG

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Jan Hrebejk
Two ostensibly ordinary middle-aged couples, Marie and Vitek, and Dita and Ondra, are linked by more than just a lifelong friendship, a shared h… 
CastJirí Langmajer, Hynek Cermak, Marika Prochaz…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$14A