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Mahmoud Sabbagh
Saudi Arabia’s first rom-com features comedian and social-media superstar Hisham Fageeh as a mild-mannered civil servant who runs up against his… 
CastFatima Al Banawi, Hisham Fageeh
LanguageArabic   CountrySaudi Arabia
SP$PG

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah/Pulaar, Wolof,…   CountrySenegal
SC$18

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Daouda Coulibaly
In Mali’s bustling capital, a young impoverished man tries to improve his life by working in the drug trafficking business and quickly moves up … 
CastIbrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Ismaël N’Diaye, Je…
LanguageBambara, French   CountrySenegal
DISC$14A

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Goran Paskaljevic
The latest from Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic (Cabaret Balkan) is a visually stunning fable set in a remote Himalayan village, where the re… 
CastVictor Banerjee, Geetanjali Thapa, Uttara Ba…
LanguageHindi   CountrySerbia
MAST$18

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Jia Zhang-ke, Eimi Imanishi,…
The Hedonists - What begins as an everyday tragedy about the hard lot of workers in our age of economic volatility becomes something unexpected … 
CastLiang Jingdong, Han Sanming, Yuan Wenqian, M…
LanguageMandarin, Arabic, En…   CountrySerbia
SC$18

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Ryan Noth and Tess Girard, S…
The Road to Webequie - A mining company has promised to create opportunities for the remote Webequie First Nation. Through the eyes of three you… 
CastMishqah Parthiephal, Hemish Kyd , Joy Mbwena…
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Zulu…   CountrySerbia
SC$18

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Danièle Huillet and Jean-Mar…
A recently rediscovered Straub-Huillet fragment lends its name to the title of this programme that oscillates between adversity and emancipation… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountrySerbia
WL$18

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Junfeng Boo
This slow-burning drama set in a Singaporean prison explores the charged issue of the death penalty from the point of view of an aspiring execut… 
CastFirdaus Rahman, Wan Hanafi Su, Mastura Ahma…
LanguageEnglish | Malay   CountrySingapore
CWC$14A

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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageEnglish, Hungarian, …   CountrySlovenia
SC$18

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Owen Harris and Joe Wright
Charlie Brooker’s anthology series continues to tap into the collective unease within the modern world, each stand-alone episode a sharp and sus… 
CastGugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Bryce Dall…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
PRIME$14A

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Bronwen Hughes
The inspiring life story of late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the stru… 
CastElla Purnell, Maria Bello, Sam Hazeldine, Be…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
GALA$$14A

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Mira Nair
This vibrant true story follows a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of … 
CastDavid Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, and Madina Na…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
GALA$$PG

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Ryan Noth and Tess Girard, S…
The Road to Webequie - A mining company has promised to create opportunities for the remote Webequie First Nation. Through the eyes of three you… 
CastMishqah Parthiephal, Hemish Kyd , Joy Mbwena…
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Zulu…   CountrySouth Africa
SC$18

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Akin Omotoso
Director Akin Omotoso weaves together three separate stories to create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed i… 
CastMncedisi Shabangu, Zimkhitha Nyoka, Nomonde …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Kim Jee woon
The latest from cutting-edge director Kim Jee woon is an epic-scale period thriller about a double agent sent to infiltrate a band of freedom fi… 
CastSong Kang ho, Han Ji min, and Gong Yoo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$14A

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Sung-su KIM
A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city’s corrupt mayor, in this scintillating crim… 
CastJung-min HWANG, Woo-sung JUNG, Ji-hoon JU, D…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$14A

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Chan-wook Park
A crook-turned-servant falls for the vulnerable heiress she had originally schemed to swindle, in this audacious, visually sumptuous, and highly… 
CastJung-woo Ha, Min-hee Kim, Tae Ri Kim, Jin-wo…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$18A

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Ki-duk KIM
In the new film from provocative Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk (Pieta), a poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is gr… 
CastSeung-bum RYOO, Lee Won GUN, Young-min KIM, …
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageEnglish, Hungarian, …   CountrySouth Korea
SC$18

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Sang-soo Hong
Korean maestro and Festival favourite Hong Sang-soo (Right Now, Wrong Then) embarks on an intriguing foray into the uncanny with this ingenious … 
CastJoo-hyuck Kim, Youyoung Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Raúl Arévalo
The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyf… 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Ruth Díaz
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$14A

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Pere Portabella
Pere Portabella follows his masterful 1976 documentary General Report -- an epic survey of the Spanish social and political landscape in the wak… 
CastQuim Arrufat, Zdenka Badovinac, Manuel Borja…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish   CountrySpain
WL$PG

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Pere Portabella
The great filmmaker Pere Portabella’s monumental 1976 documentary recounts the dawn of democracy in Spain following the death of dictator Franci… 
CastNazario Aguado, Montserrat Caballé, Amancio …
LanguageSpanish | Catalan | …   CountrySpain
CTQFreePG

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Carlos Saura
The new film from legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura (Carmen, Tango) captures the vivacity and charisma of the jota, a waltz-like castanet… 
CastSara Baras, Miguel Ángel Berna, Carlos Núñez…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$G

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Pedro Almodóvar
Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar adapts three stories from Canadian Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro for this time-tripping tale about the relation… 
CastDario Grandinetti, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$14A

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Pablo Larraín
Pablo Larraín weaves an engrossing metafictional fable around the 1948 manhunt for celebrated poet and politician Pablo Neruda, who goes undergr… 
CastGael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Luis Gne…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$18A

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Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro’s darkly beautiful fairy tale about a young girl who discovers a magical underworld of both beauty and horror in the aftermat… 
CastIvana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, A…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CTQFree14A

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Fernando León de Aranoa
A fascinating behind-the-scenes documentary about the rise of Podemos, the insurgent Spanish political party founded on the basis of a nationwid… 
CastCarolina Bescansa, Ada Colau, Xavier Domènec…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DOC$G

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Ryan Noth and Tess Girard, S…
The Road to Webequie - A mining company has promised to create opportunities for the remote Webequie First Nation. Through the eyes of three you… 
CastMishqah Parthiephal, Hemish Kyd , Joy Mbwena…
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Zulu…   CountrySpain
SC$18

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Albert Serra
Commissioned for “Catalonia in Venice” at last year’s Venice Biennale by curator Chus Martínez, Albert Serra’s monumental five-screen film insta… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
WLFree18

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Lucía Carreras
Two women, living on the margins of their society, become the unlikely caretakers for a lost baby, in director Lucía Carreras’ compelling and he… 
CastÁngeles Cruz, Angelina Peláez, Mercedes Pasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$PG

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Ana Mendieta, Ana Vaz, Antoi…
Bookended by two seminal films from the extraordinary multidisciplinary artist Ana Mendieta, this programme excavates political and personal his… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountrySpain
WL$18

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Johannes Nyholm
A young man born with physical challenges that impede his ability to communicate finds freedom in his fantasies, in this striking feature debut … 
CastJohan Kylén
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$PG

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Amanda Kernell
In this powerful feature debut, a teenage Sámi girl is forcibly removed from her family home and sent to a state boarding school with the missio… 
CastLene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Theodore Ushev, Rebecca Adde…
Blind Vaysha - With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities… 
CastCaroline Dhavernas, Liisa Repo-Martell, Chri…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountrySweden
SC$18

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Julia Pott, Jay Cheel, Kelto…
Summer Camp Island - For anyone who’s ever dreamed of owning talking pyjamas, no other selection at TIFF 2016 will elicit more giddy joy than th… 
CastAshley Boettcher, Justin Felbinger, Thomas V…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish, He…   CountrySweden
SC$18

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Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah …
A Syrian radio DJ documents the experiences of herself and her friends as their dreams of hope and liberation in the wake of the 2011 Arab Sprin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$18A